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Shami Chakrabarti

Shami is director of the human rights campaign group Liberty. Among her numerous achievement, she is Chancellor of Oxford Brookes University, Honorary Professor of Law at the University of Manchester, Visiting Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, a Master of the Bench of Middle Temple and was awarded a CBE in 2007. She also, incidentally, sat on the panel of the Leveson Inquiry. Her first book, 'On Liberty', is a personal, impassioned plea in defence of fundamental rights.


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