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The National Council for Civil Liberties (NCCL)
Motto To protect civil liberties and promote human rights for everyone
Formation 22 February 1934 (1934-02-22) (87 years ago)
Type Advocacy
Legal status Trust
Purpose Human rights
Headquarters London, England
Martha Spurrier

Liberty (known as the National Council for Civil Liberties or NCCL until 1989) is a advocacy group promoting human rights and protecting civil liberties through the law, legislature and wider society. It is based in the United Kingdom.

The NCCL was founded in 1934 by Ronald Kidd and Sylvia Crowther-Smith (later Scaffardi).

Liberty announced Martha Spurrier as its new director on 31 March 2016.

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