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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
Often, human rights cases involve the most difficult decisions imaginable. Decisions which judges would probably prefer not to have to make, but have to because it is their job to … Continued
This week, we are posting stories about freedom of speech and protest. Protests emerge when our feelings of right and wrong, justice and injustice are too strong to keep locked up … Continued
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A council shouldn’t have given CCTV suicide footage to media
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Mr Peck's suicide attempt was caught on CCTV. The local council gave the footage to the media. This was a violation of his right to privacy - things happening in public can still be private.
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1 October 2016 is the 70th anniversary of the end of the Nuremberg war crimes trials. To mark this important day, our friends at the Met Film School MA Programme … Continued
Find out more about the animation in our companion article here Transcript Human rights! What are human rights? Well, human rights are the values that keep society fair, just … Continued
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