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The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
No. 16 of #50cases. When should police be able to listen to our private phone calls? Is being suspected of a crime a good enough reason? What if you’ve already been … Continued
No. 25 of #50cases. They were dark years for the United Kingdom, a period known as ‘the Troubles’ in Northern Ireland. Between 1971 and 1975, over 3,000 people were arrested, interned and … Continued
No. 49 of #50cases. Steven is 21 years old and lives at home with his dad, Mark. Steven is autistic with severe learning disabilities and has needed support since childhood. Mark … Continued
No. 47 of #50cases. Nobody is perfect, everyone makes mistakes. T’s mistake was to steal two bicycles when he was eleven years old. JB’s mistake was shoplifting a packet of false fingernails … Continued
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A journey through 50 extraordinary human rights cases that transformed all of our lives. Access on a desktop computer for full experience and click the story links to read a bitesize summary of each case.
Some of the key human rights cases and developments in colourful bitesized cards. Press the coloured buttons to change the category.
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