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Liberty, formerly and still formally called the National Council for Civil Liberties (NCCL), is an advocacy group based in the United Kingdom, which campaigns to protect civil liberties and promote human rights – through the courts, in Parliament and in the wider community.
The NCCL was founded in 1934 by Ronald Kidd and Sylvia Crowther-Smith (later Scaffardi). In 2009, the organisation celebrated its 75th anniversary.
Liberty's aim is to not only protect civil liberties but also to engender a "rights culture" within British society. Liberty announced Martha Spurrier as its new director on 31 March 2016.