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The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
This is a case from 2008. It’s about the rights people have to be told why they are being detained. In December 2000 Doctor Saadi fled Iraq because he had … Continued
No. 46 of #50cases. How long is a lifetime? 50, 60, 70 years? However long, it’s a long time time to lock someone up and throw away the key. This is what … Continued
This case dates back to 1985, before the Human Rights Act 1998 was in force in the UK. Mrs Abdulaziz, Mrs Cabales and Mrs Balkandali believed they were being denied … Continued
No. 22 of #50cases. Secrecy and torture have played leading roles in the war on terror. They were also centre stage in the drama that surrounded the government’s attempts to deport the … Continued
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