UK Human Rights

Adverts Promoting Human Rights Act Deemed 'Too Political' For Train Commuters

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK

Adverts that defend the Human Rights Act by Amnesty International have been deemed “too political” for Britain’s railways and ditched by Network...

Theresa May Is Heading Off To China For The G20 - The Suppression Of Protest There Should Make Her Feel At Home

Shao Jiang | Posted 02.09.2016 | UK Politics
Shao Jiang

Talking about interests of the people, do the Chinese people not deserve the basic civil and political rights such as freedom of speech, freedom of association and freedom of assembly without being charged with "subversion"?

The One Thing Theresa May Can Do To Change The 'Black Mark' Against Her On Human Rights

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.08.2016 | UK

Five months ago, human rights barrister Martha Spurrier won a victory against the home secretary for mentally ill people imprisoned awaiting deportati...

NI Abortion Law 'Endangers Womens' Lives,' Says UN

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 24.07.2015 | UK

The Northern Irish law banning abortions in nearly all circumstances endangers women's lives, the UN has said. Unlike the rest of the UK, the provi...

Many Brits Say No Prison Votes, Deport Abu Qatada Regardless and Bring Back Power From the European Court

Joel Faulkner Rogers | Posted 23.07.2013 | UK Politics
Joel Faulkner Rogers

There's a perceptible preference in British public attitudes for a return of sovereignty on questions of human rights, and a significant consensus that believes the European Court of Human Rights does less to protect Britain's interests and more to protect its criminals.

Cameron Says He Is A Christian, But Believers Are 'Vilified' Says Ex-Archbishop

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 12.11.2012 | UK

Discrimination against Christians is rife in the workplace, with religious groups warning that the cases of four Christians in the European Court of H...

'Protect Human Rights Of Terrorism Suspects'

Huffington Post UK / PA | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK

The human rights of suspected terrorists, illegal immigrants and gypsies should all be given better protection in the UK, a report said today. The ...