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.
Human rights meant that female genital mutilation was recognised as torture, people fleeing persecution can find refuge and modern slavery was finally made illegal in the UK.
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A Tanzanian national faced police beatings, attacks by solders and life-threatening prison conditions due to his activity in the political opposition. He faced a real risk of harm if deported, and was prevented from being forcibly returned.