A first of its kind study has found life imprisionment is on the up. What does this mean for our human rights?
According to the High Commissioner for Human Rights, human rights are in trouble. He wants the international community to stop turning its back.
Advances in medicine have meant that we’ve had to redefine what death is. It used to be easy – you were dead if your heart stopped working; if you couldn’t breathe. But now, we can restart hearts, and machines can breathe for you until you’re ready to take over again.
Former PM David Cameron once said that the thought of giving prisoners the vote made him feel “physically sick.” It was just one comment, but it’s reflective of just how … Continued
Locked up by yourself for 22-24 hours a day, it’s easy to lose your grip on reality. So why do we segregate individuals for months on end?
Embed from Getty Images The Norwegian men’s football team have just taken a pay cut so that the women’s team can be paid the same wages. But does sport still … Continued
Hundreds of victims of sex abuse have failed to receive compensation despite their abusers being locked up, leaving them “devastated”.
We always knew Lady Hale was the best. The soon-to-be President of the Supreme Court was its first ever female member, and now she’s spoken out about the lack of … Continued
What do you know about Westeros’ human rights record? Are you the smartest in all of the Seven Kingdoms? Test your knowledge with this Game of Thrones and human rights … Continued
‘Dignity’ is a key human rights buzzword. It’s something we all have, and which means we merit certain rights. But what exactly is it?