A “great victory” for worldwide journalism has been scored following the quashing of an arrest warrant against two documentary makers, their director has said.
Two police chiefs have insisted a statement of complaint was made over the alleged theft of confidential documents from a watchdog’s office.
The head of Durham Police has said he “stands corrected” about the law after search warrants against two journalists were quashed.
Two arrested documentary makers have retrieved a vast haul of journalistic and personal material unlawfully seized by police, and called for senior officers to be held to account.
Two arrested documentary makers will on Tuesday retrieve a haul of journalistic material unlawfully seized by police.
A criminal investigation into two journalists arrested over confidential material they aired in a documentary has been dropped.
A haul of journalistic documents and equipment that police inappropriately seized from two documentary makers are available for them to reclaim, a court has heard.
Police have been ordered to return vast amounts of documents seized from two journalists arrested for airing confidential material in a documentary.
A police state-style arrest operation was launched against two journalists after confidential material was aired in a documentary, a barrister has said.