As the Macpherson report produced in the wake of the inquiry into Stephen Lawrence’s murder turns 20 we look at how much policing and investigations into racially motivated crimes has changed.
Human rights are for all of us, but sometimes we need to stand up for them, or even just be proud advocates.
The UK government recently released their proposals for a new UK Data Protection Bill. However, since much of the Bill will simply copy EU law into UK law, how important … Continued
Ever had the feeling that you’re being watched at work? You’d be right to think so. Workplace surveillance is carried out by businesses across the world, but is it compatible with human … Continued
Identity is a complex but crucial thing. It’s how we define ourselves – it’s who and what we are.
This week, the Investigatory Powers Act – also known as the ‘Snoopers’ Charter’ – officially became law in the UK. The Investigatory Powers Act is a law which gives the … Continued
The UK’s future in the European Union (EU) is being decided tomorrow. Here’s a reminder of a few things which European Union law does for human rights. But first… To … Continued
Today marks the fifth anniversary of the UN Human Rights Council’s adoption of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Today we take a look at what, if … Continued
We’re exploring five cases where the press used human rights to defend their right to freedom of expression. Sunday Times v UK  Thalidomide was a drug taken by many … Continued
One of the great benefits of modern society is the amount of information available to us everyday. Much of that information is now stored electronically. However, collecting a lot of information … Continued