The internet has created new ways for people to exercise their rights to freedom of thought and expression, giving a voice to millions around the world. But it has also … Continued
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No. 30 of #50cases. Four siblings were born between 1982 and 1988. On numerous occasions between 1987 and 1992 grandparents, teachers and neighbours told others they were worried about the children. … Continued
No. 17 of #50cases. “Melanie Rabone hanged herself from a tree in Lyme Park, Cheshire. She was 24 years of age and was the loved daughter of Mr and Mrs Rabone.” … Continued
A case from 2011. Two men anxiously awaited their fate. Would they be able to live in safety, or be forced to return to violence?
Just because we’re done with #50cases that doesn’t mean we’re going to stop translating key human rights stories into plain-English stories. Starting today, and continuing for the next two weeks, … Continued
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A man was prosecuted for gross indecency for taking part in gay group sex. The European Court of Human Rights said this was a violation of his right to privacy. The law was changed in 2003 by the Sexual Offences Act.
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