Whole-life jail terms without the possibility of review amount to a breach of human rights, European judges have ruled. Murderer
The ten things you need to know on Monday 8 July 2013... 1) ED VERSUS LEN Tomorrow, Ed Miliband will be giving a speech in
To some people, US whistleblower Edward Snowden is a traitor but to me he is a human rights hero. At great personal risk, motivated by idealism and democratic values, he has exposed the mass invasion of privacy worldwide by US and UK spy agencies.
So apparently Theresa May's plot to take Britain out of the European Court of Human Rights, viewed as part of her plot to succeed David Cameron as Tory leader, was actually leaked by a cabinet rival plotting their own plot against her.
The Ukip policy on the European Convention or ECHR is quite straightforward. We wish to withdraw from this discredited shambles. Why? Because the European Court of Justice has become a danger to British democracy and an affront to human rights in general. The Convention has been used to protect and mother cuddle terrorists, rapists and preachers of hatred.
The ten things you need to know on Sunday 3 March 2013... 1) TO LURCH OR NOT TO LURCH? It's rather strange to see David Cameron
Many Brits Say No Prison Votes, Deport Abu Qatada Regardless and Bring Back Power From the European Court
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.
It is abhorrent that it should come to this. That we should need a martyr - Savita Halappanavar. Are the Irish people not smart enough that we might have heeded the warnings and stopped this tragedy before it happened?
The sacking of a bus driver for being a member of the far-right BNP was a breach of his human rights, the European Court
A 'blue-on-blue' row has erupted after suggestions the coalition is poised to give prisoners the vote, with one Tory MP saying