MEDIA INTERVIEWS BY IBRAHIM HASAN
Click below to listen to a selection of recent interviews:
Private Investigators: The Independent
15th July 2011 - Read Here
Ibrahim was asked to comment on the legality of the tactics used by private investigators offering surveillance services. This followed the controversy about allegations of phone hacking at the News of the World.
Public Sector Surveillance: Real Radio (Yorkshire)News Bulletins 10th August 2009 (pm)
Ibrahim was asked to comment on the extent and nature of public sector surveillance by public bodies using the powers under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act. This followed the publishing of a report by the Interception of Communications Commissioner.
Misuse of Data by the Police : Radio 5 LiveDonal MacIntyre Programme 6th April 2008 (7.45pm) - Listen Here
This followed an FOI request by the BBC to all police forces in the UK which revealed that:
There were 500 incidents across the
Some forces have a lot of info on violations whereas other have nothing. This could be because some have a bad problem and others are whiter than white. But quite likely that it's because some forces don't record violations or even conduct regular spot checks.
Surveillance in Local Government: Radio 4
Today on Radio 4 with John Humphreys 6th February 2008 - Listen Here
This interview followed the story in February 2008 about the police bugging conversations between Sadiq Khan MP and a constituent charged with terrorist offences. It raised the profile of surveillance carried out under the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000.