The government would like extend hate crime laws to cover misogyny. Do hate crimes actually help to address prejudice and victim’s rights?
The Republic of Ireland has scrapped its blasphemy laws in a landmark vote, but people across the globe can still find themselves persecuted, censored, and discriminated against.
We’re looking for a new Chief Executive to lead the RightsInfo team! As the organisation has grown the role of Chief Executive has changed, and Julia Kirby-Smith has made the decision … Continued
A leading body has found two-fifths of private hospitals aren’t meeting basic patient safety standards.
A judge in a US court has ruled that a local politician violated a citizen’s right to free speech by blocking the user from her Facebook page.
Since 2014 the number of homeless children placed in temporary housing has soared by over a third. Councils in England are now providing temporary accommodation for more than 120,000 children and … Continued
The devastating fire at Grenfell Tower has undoubtably been one of the biggest tragedies in a generation. At least 80 people are known to have died, though the final figure will not … Continued
The new parliament may be far from ideal for some (and indeed, we still aren’t sure if a deal with the DUP will happen), but there is one thing to … Continued