Human Rights Law

After Manchester And London Bridge We Should Be Protecting Our Basic Values, Not Ripping Them Up

Kate Allen | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Politics
Kate Allen

There is one very clear point that needs to be made again and again. It's one Theresa May herself made in the wake of the London attack at the weekend. She said the UK's commitment to human rights is one of the cherished values that terrorist seek to destroy. And she affirmed that "our society should continue to function in accordance with our values". She was right then, wrong now. Let's not do the terrorist's bidding. Let's stand behind our principles and freedoms.

Reforms to UK Human Rights Laws Must Not Weaken Protection

Nils Muižnieks | Posted 03.02.2017 | UK Politics
Nils Muižnieks

The future of human rights protection in the United Kingdom is on the verge of change as the government prepares its consultation to replace the Human Rights Act with a Bill of Rights. The consultation stage represents a critical step whose result I hope will dispel fears of regression in the UK's commitment to human rights.

Amal Clooney Shuts Down Journalist's Sexist Question

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.01.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Amal Clooney has shut down a sexist journalist in the best way ever after being asked about her outfit choice. The human rights lawyer and activist...

Young Offender's Human Rights Breached...

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 08.11.2012 | UK

A curfew that prevented a young offender from going outside to smoke at night has been changed because a judge ruled it breached the boy's human right...