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GENEVA (08 March 2017) - The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right to privacy, Joseph Cannataci, has presented his report to the Human Rights Council, denouncing current surveillance legislation and calling for States to respect privacy as a universal right in the digital age. 

Mr Cannataci said:  “The issue of governmental surveillance deserves more attention than ever. I am deeply concerned that the right to privacy will simply not experience a full transition to the digital age.” Read the news story in English here. Download the full report here.