The Week In Human Rights

The government scraps a scheme to rehouse child refugees, while the High Court rules on the rights of transgender parents. Catch up on these stories and everything else you may have missed this week!

Human rights in the news

  • Anger as ministers shut ‘Dubs’ scheme to rehouse child refugees [FT]
  • Government doesn’t investigate human rights claims against Saudi Arabia before selling arms [Independent]
  • Rochdale grooming gang facing deportation after immigration judges reject plea not to strip them of British citizenship [Daily Mail]
  • Government refuses to accept austerity measures are breach of human rights [Independent]
  • Boris Johnson urged UK to continue Saudi arms sales after funeral bombing [The Guardian]

The week at RightsInfo

  • What Is the Joint Committee On Human Rights And What Does It Do? [RightsInfo]
  • Our Right To Life Explained In 60 Seconds [RightsInfo]
  • High Court Rules Contact With Transgender Parent Is Not In Best Interests Of Ultra-Orthodox Children [RightsInfo]
  • Government Ends Scheme To Protect Unaccompanied Refugee Children [RightsInfo]

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Saxon Norgard

Saxon Norgard

Saxon is an undergraduate at Cardiff University studying a Bachelor of Laws. Originally hailing from Australia, his interests lie in family law, international affairs and human rights. View all posts by Saxon Norgard.
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