A Catholic journalist is being investigated by Surrey Police after she posted a series of tweets misgendering a Transgender Woman and labelled the actions of her mother and CEO of Trans charity Mermaids ‘child abuse’.
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The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
This week, our human rights stories are about the right to privacy. Time heals. Things happen that may sear us with embarrassment – but as time ticks and memory fades, … Continued
Open justice. It’s a really important legal principle. It means that cases in court should almost always happen in public so the press are able to report on the proceedings, and the public can … Continued
You’re four years old. You’ve been illegally abducted from Romania by your Mum to go and live with her in England against your Dad’s will. Normally, international law requires the … Continued
No. 5 of #50cases. In 1999 Diane Pretty received devastating news: she had Motor Neurone Disease. She was going to die a protracted and painful death. Her condition deteriorated rapidly. By 2002, … Continued
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