It has been a tumultuous year for human rights in the UK and worldwide. Here are some of our top human rights stories of 2016. Happy new year to all.
Because of human rights, your boss can’t just spy on you, secret mass surveillance can be unlawful, and the blanket retention of our DNA data is not allowed. Human rights help guarantee our right to privacy from state intrusion.
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What Have Human rights done for Privacy?
Police stop and search powers can’t be limitless
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Two protesters were stopped and searched, without any grounds for suspicion, by the police. The European Court of Human Rights said this was a violation of their right to privacy. The UK government had to review its anti-terrorism law.