Treating other people as less than human; causing them fear, suffering and humiliation – these are violations of human dignity. Everyone has a right to be free from inhuman and degrading treatment. What … Continued
A cross-party committee of MPs have released a new report on Antisemitism in the UK. This was in response to an increase in prejudice against Jewish communities, coupled with a rise in … Continued
Human rights and mental health are not two separate ideas. Here are just a few ways human rights have helped people with mental health issues. 1. Hospitals have a duty of care … Continued
The team at RightsInfo is passionate about ensuring that human rights information is available to as many people as possible and is presented clearly. Last year, we were recognized for … Continued
Prisoners and human rights: the relationship has not always been an easy one. Some people think that if you violate society’s rules by committing a crime, then you forfeit your rights … Continued
Today is the first day of Ramadan, the period when Muslims fast every day from sunrise to sunset to mark the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, when some scholars believe … Continued
Here’s how human rights challenge laws which unfairly discriminate against gay people.
One of the common criticisms levelled against the Human Rights Act is that it restricts our ability to deport dangerous foreign criminals who are a risk to public safety. In … Continued