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The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
A case from 2009. The European Convention on Human Rights does not usually protect asylum seekers in poor physical or mental health, even where they are likely to suffer or … Continued
No. 26 of #50cases. This is a story about imprisonment. Not of a criminal, but of a man with autism and severe learning difficulties. Let’s call him HL. HL was incapable of … Continued
No. 28 of #50cases. Is a disabled person entitled to the same human rights protection as a non-disabled person? You may think that is a simple question with an obvious answer. Not so. … Continued
No. 12 of #50cases. When a person is convicted of murder in the United States, they can sometimes find themselves on death row. Can the UK extradite a murder suspect if … Continued
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