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The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
No. 7 of #50cases. Is it okay for the law to discriminate against gay people? Before October 2000, it was much easier for it to do so. We had laws that deliberately … Continued
A case from 2011. Two men anxiously awaited their fate. Would they be able to live in safety, or be forced to return to violence?
A case from 2009. “FB” had a history of mental illness, which included psychotic symptoms. He told the police that “HR” had bitten off part of his ear, and had … Continued
No. 40 of #50cases. It’s 1769. The British Empire is expanding, trade is booming and lawyers aren’t the only people wearing curly wigs. The slave trade is an integral and profitable … Continued
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Closing adult day care centres without consultation is wrong
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A disabled adult challenged the closure of an adult day care centre. The failure to consult users and relatives before the council decided to close it had been unlawful.
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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
The European Convention on Human Rights sometimes gets a bad press. Why? And what’s the truth behind the headlines?