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Reassessing the European Convention on Human Rights in the Context of Brexit

Jonathan Cooper is a Human rights Specialist and barrister at Doughty Street Chambers.

Anybody else got this niggling feeling? Large numbers of those who voted to leave the EU did so as a result of decisions of the Council of Europe’s European Court of Human Rights as opposed to the intricacies of the European Union and how it works. 1,019 more words


My lecture in Italy

As mentioned before, I gave a lecture at the Italian National Research Council about Hungary’s actions regarding refugees and the connection of legislative/political changes to European human rights (esp. 87 more words

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Reassessing the European Convention on Human Rights in the Light of Brexit

Dr. Tobias Lock is Senior Lecturer in European Law and Co-Director Europa Institute, University of Edinburgh.

At first glance the fate of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) has little to do with the UK’s decision to leave the European Union (EU).  850 more words


Brexit and the Future of the European Convention on Human Rights

Britain’s exit from the European Union does not directly impact the country’s status as a signatory to the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). The ECHR is an international human rights treaty agreed by the forty-seven members of the European Council and enforced by the European Court of Human Rights, which is distinct from the EU. 491 more words


Indo-Pak Family is Successful in ‘Pure Article 8 Claims’

CS and Others (Proof of Foreign Law) India UKUT 199 (IAC)(2 May 2017)

Relations are particularly strained between India and Pakistan. Short of an actual war, things could not be worse between the historic rivals. 1,359 more words

Article 8

What has the ECHR ever done for us?

On the 25th April, The Guardian published a “satirical” short video starring Patrick Stewart inspired by the classic Monty Python sketch, and designed to highlight Theresa May’s plan for a British Bill of Rights. 79 more words