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British Bill of Rights

Liz Truss announces that the British Bill of Rights is back on the agenda

The new Lord Chancellor, Liz Truss, said in an interview that the abolition of the Human rights Act and its replacement with the British Bill of Rights is back on the agenda.  729 more words


Why the European Convention on Human Rights should be important to young people

Since the UK’s decision to leave the European Union was announced, there has been further discussion of whether the UK should now choose to remain or withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights ( 677 more words

Human Rights

EU Citizens as Bargaining Chips

Virginia Mantouvalou, Reader in Human Rights and Labour Law and Co-Director of the UCL Institute for Human Rights, looks at the implications for Brexit on the rights of EU citizens living in the UK in relation to the European Convention on Human Rights. 1,261 more words

EU Referendum

Seeing the Bigger Picture on human rights after Brexit, an interview with Professor Alan Miller

Rights! co-editor Jemma Neville caught up with Professor Alan Miller to hear more about his career journey so far promoting and protecting human rights in Scotland and internationally, including his personal thoughts on Scotland’s place within Europe following the UK Referendum result to leave the European Union (EU), so called ‘Brexit’. 1,788 more words


Naming and Shaming - The Named Person Scheme

You can read the report I wrote for Christian Today about the Named Person scheme  Here

The following is an expanded and revised version…

In an astonishing and unusual decision the UK Supreme Court has struck down a Scottish government law, the Named Person Act, by a majority of 5:0.   2,169 more words


Access to land, freedom of expression, and freedom of assembly: the endgame for the #indycamp

The #indycamp at Holyrood is on borrowed time. That much is clear, now that the Court of Session judgment of Lord Turnbull has been published. (See also the BBC News report… 909 more words


Turkey suspends European Convention on Human Rights

Turkey will be suspending parts of the European Convention on Human Rights under the state of emergency, Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus said. The measures were supported by lawmakers in the country’s parliament. 917 more words