This week’s news has been dominated by Brexit coverage – but sometime’s it can all be a bit too much to take in. Catch up on everything in Brexit and human rights news in this week’s roundup.
Human rights in the headlines
- Great Repeal Bill will create sweeping powers to replace EU laws after Brexit [The Telegraph]
- EU approach to Brexit talks revealed by European Council president [Daily Mail]
- Right-to-die case: Shrewsbury’s Noel Conway loses court bid [BBC]
The week at RightsInfo
- The Road to Brexit: Reactions to the Great Repeal Bill Draft [RightsInfo]
- RightsInfo Shortlisted for World Leading Animation Award [RightsInfo]
- Theresa May Triggers Article 50 – What’s Next For Our Human Rights? [RightsInfo]
- The Elephant in the Room: The Brexit Bill and the UK Constitution [RightsInfo]
- Detaining People to Help Them: Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Explained in Plain English [RightsInfo]
- Non-Terminal Patient Fights for the Right to Die [RightsInfo]
- Protecting Journalists’ Sources is Vital for Press Freedom: Goodwin v UK [RightsInfo]
— Amnesty UK LGBTI (@AmnestyUK_LGBTI) March 31, 2017
Balance to be struck between speed & scrutiny.
These are our new laws, governing our lives & I want proper oversight not a rush job. https://t.co/YnK6QKYynE
— Judith Husband (@Judith_Husband) March 30, 2017
— Jane Furniss (@MaryjaneFurniss) March 30, 2017
Quotes of the week
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