It was more than 200 years ago the UK led the way in abolishing transatlantic slave trade. It was just last year Prime Minister Theresa May declared that Britain will … Continued
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No. 20 of #50cases. Anthony Tyrer, a fifteen-year-old school boy, was made to take down his trousers and underpants, and bend over a table. He was held by two policemen while … Continued
No. 17 of #50cases. “Melanie Rabone hanged herself from a tree in Lyme Park, Cheshire. She was 24 years of age and was the loved daughter of Mr and Mrs Rabone.” … Continued
No. 45 of #50cases. “Because I know what’s best for you”. Were you ever told that as a child? In many situations, what a child thinks is basically ignored, and there … Continued
No. 23 of #50cases. All over the world, and throughout history, people have had to hide their sexuality to avoid persecution. Human rights are about allowing people to live in dignity. Being … 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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