By Graham Vanbergen
– Reporters Without Borders has openly stated that Britain is
approaching a ‘tipping point’ after the passage of the Investigatory
Powers Act as the UK slips to 40th place in press freedom rankings.
Think about that fact alone just for one minute and then think of the
implications to you personally. Out of 180 nations listed, Britain now
lies in 40th place in terms of freedom – of the press.
Slipping six places in just two years, Britain now ranks well behind
countries such as Chile, South Africa, Ghana, Uruguay, Czech Republic
and Surinam to name just a few. In the last five years since the
Conservatives took power Britain has slipped 12 places.
At the current trajectory of government policy and legislation
Britain will, by the end of the next parliament in 2022, have eased
itself to No52 behind Papua New Guinea, Tonga, and Botswana. Britain – a
once proud nation will be governed by those who will crush dissenting