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Ebola and Immigration: Why is the United Kingdom government not granting temporary protection when the USA is?

Most recent news reports state, “The Department of Homeland Security will grant temporary protected status to people from the three West African countries most affected by Ebola who are currently residing in the United States, department officials said on Thursday. 1,359 more words

JB (Jamaica): Is Jamaica Safe For Homosexuals?

JB (Jamaica) Case ID UKSC 2013/0162 concerns the persecution of gay people and throws up the thorny question whether the Secretary of State for the Home Department (SSHD) is entitled by section 94(5) of the… 2,741 more words


Reply from the Naked Prisoner

I’ve just received a response from Stephen Gough.  Recently I was moved to hear about the ongoing incarceration of the Naked Rambler who has been in prison for over ten years now, three in solitary confinement, with immediate arrest following each release because despite warnings, he immediately undressed on principle.   492 more words


Political parties set to debate whether Britain should stay or withdraw from the ECHR

On 5 December, as part of the 2014 Leicester Human Rights Arts and Film Festival, there will be a political parties’ debate at the Secular Hall in Leicester on whether Britain should stay or withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). 275 more words

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Case Note: Tarakhel v Switzerland

TARAKHEL v. SWITZERLAND – 29217/12 – Grand Chamber Judgment ECHR 1185 (04 November 2014)

Abjectly neglected but strategically vital, war-torn Afghanistan’s festering wounds are unlikely to heal anytime soon. 3,431 more words


Strasbourg human rights Court limits transfer of asylum seekers to Italy

The European Court of Human Rights ruled that, before transferring any asylum seeker to Italy in the framework of the Dublin Regulation, a State should require from Rome specific guarantees on how and where the asylum seeker will be hosted. 77 more words