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View from a Rhino House: Better out than in?

A British man who has spent a total of seven years in prison, for wandering around naked in public, lost his legal battle to wear no clothes yesterday as the ECHR (European Court of Human Rights) told him he must respect the rights of others. 128 more words

Funny

Naked Rambler could face a “lifetime of imprisonments” after European court ruling

By: Jamie Merrill

He’s already spent more than 10 years in and out of prison for rambling around the countryside in the nude, but now the so-called “naked rambler” faces a possible lifetime of arrest, release and re-arrest, after he lost his case at the European Court of Human rights. 547 more words

Law

Another Dangerous Mistake from a Backwards-Looking Conservative Party

‘A vote for No is a vote for the Tories’: I can’t count the number of times I read this phrase in the run-up to the Scottish referendum, spray painted on signposts or written online. 1,417 more words

ECHR

Kenyan President uses Tory human rights plans to defend war crimes charges

It is easy to forget that our domestic debate over the European Convention on Human Rights might be having an international impact. But the UK is only one of 47 states which is party to the Convention, and the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg protects over 800 million people. 353 more words

European

George Revel, LL.B LL.M (PIL) reblogged this on Revel Law Review and commented:

This follows thematically from my first blog entry regarding the UK's threat to withdraw from the ECHR and the Council of Europe. 'Putting Britain First' policies that ignore that Britain is part of the international community in order to quell short-sighted, nationalistic and isolationist political minorities threatens to undermine the reputation of the UK as a global role-model for the adherence to the rule of law (including international law to which all countries are bound) and as supposed champions of human rights at home and abroad. Original Article by @AdamWagner1 of 1 Crown Office Row chambers and ukhumanrightsblog.com - Definitely endorsing you to follow both.

Beyond Sark: The implications of the Barclay case

Although at one level astonishingly complex, the issues at stake in R (Barclay) v Secretary of State for Justice (No 2)  UKSC 54 (press summary… 2,182 more words

Constitutional Law

Privacy and the lack of it

The word privacy holds much debate but lacks value.

According to Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights, everyone has the right to respect for his of her private and family life, home and correspondence. 92 more words

Government