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Quinn v Athlone Town Council: No breach of Convention rights as claimant did not object to impugned order

Here, Quinn v Athlone Town Council, the Supreme Court dismissed Quinn’s action seeking damages for breach of her rights under the European Convention on Human Rights as she had not objected to the Council’s application for the order of… 447 more words


Knole House and LGBTQ legal rights

In August, Middle Temple librarians and our colleagues from the Archive visited Knole near Sevenoaks in Kent. Knole consists of Knole House, which dates from the late 15th century, and the 1000-acre Knole Park, famed for its wild deer and impressive woodland. 895 more words

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Turkey submits statement to European rights court in Deniz Yucel case

“The European Court of Human Rights has received a statement from Ankara outlining why Yucel remains in detention. The reporter has taken his case to the ECHR after Turkish courts rejected several requests for release.” 456 more words


Modern Slavery: The UK’s Best Kept Secret?

When you hear the word ‘slavery’, images of beaten men and women shackled by chains as they work formidable hours on fields may cross your mind. 628 more words

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Snooping rights...UK human rights organisations challenge the UK mass snooping regime at the European Court of Human Rights

Read more gcnews.htm at MelonFarmers.co.uk

See  press release from openrightsgroup.org
See webcast of the hearing from echr.coe.int

On Tuesday 7 November, three joined cases brought by civil liberties and human rights organisations challenging UK Government surveillance will be heard in the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

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