The UK’s constitution has always been the elephant in the room, mainly due to the fact it doesn’t exist as a single document. However, with the Prime Minister due to trigger … Continued
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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. 34 of #50cases Sometimes you lose control of your life, and there’s nothing you can do about it. Sometimes your human rights are all you have left. Three years behind … Continued
No. 38 of #50cases. General Pinochet became President of Chile and Commander in Chief of its army in 1973. In the following two and a half decades, his brutal regime became … Continued
In the last British General Election thousands of people were active in supporting their political party; donating money, delivering leaflets and knocking on doors. There was no violence and no … Continued
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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
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