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Liveblog: The Human Rights Act - the Bill of Rights for the 21st Century?

I went to a talk at Inner Temple on the Strand, in London all about the future of the Human Rights Act (HRA). The Human Rights Act came into force in 1998 in the UK, but many felt it called into question the entire concept of… 925 more words

Press Freedom

Unleashing a wave

Two weeks ago the Greek Defence Minister, Panos Kammenos, threatened to unleash a “wave of millions of economic migrants” and “jihadists of the Islamic State” on Europe if it failed to respond to Greece’s demands for continued bailout payments.  729 more words


An interview with the President of the European Court of Human Rights

Dean Spielmann, President of the European Court of Human Rights since September 2012, has served as a Judge in the Court for over a decade. 1,283 more words


Refuge in Audacity?

…or a long story on a lot of not very much.

It’s been a busy few weeks for me. In the past few weeks on the Diploma I’ve had 6 or 7 assessments, some written, some oral and some both. 2,034 more words


Liberalism versus Islamism

When the International Office of the Liberal Democrats first mooted the idea of a fringe meeting at this weekend’s Spring conference in Liverpool on issues surrounding radical Islam some voices urged caution, fearful this could inflame tensions. 336 more words

Kaleidoscopic Changes in Immigration Rules Continue

Statement of Changes in Immigration Rules HC1025 brings further kaleidoscopic changes to the existing abyss of legal nonsense surrounding visas for the UK. Ahead of the impending… 3,459 more words

Immigration Rules