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(From Guardian Unlimited)
Rupert Murdoch is not legally obliged to hand over evidence of wrongdoing in his newspapers to the police, contrary to claims he made in a letter to News International staff, a leading human rights lawyer has said.
Geoffrey Robertson has said that Murdoch's letter in relation to this issue "is full of errors, both of law and history".
He added that the media baron was "ill-advisedly and unethically throwing away the shield that parliament gave to journalists in 1984 so they could protect their sources".
On Friday, Murdoch told staff that his internal investigations unit, which had already handed over evidence that has …