Right to Life

Savita Halappanavar's Death - A Human Rights Issue

Barbara Hewson | Posted 16.01.2013 | UK Politics
Barbara Hewson

The problem which Ireland now faces is that Ms Halappanavar's Convention rights under Articles 3 and 8 appear to have been breached, as well as her right to life. She was in a position of great vulnerability, yet she seems to have been treated deplorably.

Hospital Wins Court Battle To Withhold Treatment From Brain Damaged Man

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.10.2012 | UK

A High Court judge has allowed a hospital trust's request to withhold life-saving treatment from a severely brain-damaged Muslim patient if his condit...

Right To Life Muslim Man 'Should Be Resuscitated' Until Next Hearing

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK

The case of a severely brain-damaged Muslim man at the centre of a High Court battle over his treatment has been adjourned for his doctors to consider...

Courtroom Drama As Man 'Emerges From Vegetative State'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.08.2012 | UK

There was a dramatic new twist today in the case of a Muslim man said to be in a persistent vegetative state who doctors have indicated should not rec...

Foetal Screening: Good or Evil?

M.R. Hall | Posted 22.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
M.R. Hall

Babies have become a commodity and people are paying for 'better ones'. The ability to pre-determine the sex of a child through IVF techniques and to learn the sex of a foetus early in pregnancy using ultra-sound or DNA analysis, has in parts of Asia led to a massive demand for male babies.