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The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
This week all of our human rights stories are about disability rights Human rights are about basic dignity. But that doesn’t necessarily mean the courts are willing to get involved every … Continued
Adele Price suffered from serious disabilities. She did not have fully formed limbs and needed an electric wheelchair for mobility. She was taken to court over a debt. She declined to … Continued
No. 16 of #50cases. When should police be able to listen to our private phone calls? Is being suspected of a crime a good enough reason? What if you’ve already been … 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
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Removal from the UK would have a negative impact on a 13-year-old's private life, as he would have been forced into a home with unsafe conditions back in Vietnam. Human rights legislation prevented this from occurring.
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A journey through 50 extraordinary human rights cases that transformed all of our lives. Access on a desktop computer for full experience and click the story links to read a bitesize summary of each case.
Some of the key human rights cases and developments in colourful bitesized cards. Press the coloured buttons to change the category.
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