More than 100 women are detained indefinitely in Yarl’s Wood Immigration Removal Centre (IRC). Last month they began a hunger strike, to protest the Home Office’s policies and treatment of detainees.
Last week, on national Anti-Slavery Day, the UK’s Supreme Court ruled on three cases brought by employees of the Saudi Arabian, Sudanese and Libyan embassies in London. It decided that … Continued
Last week, the Home Office lost a case over its controversial definition of “torture,” which the High Court ruled was unlawful.
Alison Saunders, the head of the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS), has announced online hate crimes will now be treated “as seriously as those committed face to face.”
Press freedom is vital for our human rights, and a crucial part of a free and fair democracy. Today, on World Press Freedom Day, we’re remembering a landmark case for … Continued
The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) are currently deciding whether to charge up to 20 Conservative MPs following an investigation into allegations that they broke local spending limits during the 2015 General … Continued
Justice Minister Sir Oliver Heald has confirmed that the government’s plans to scrap the Human Rights Act will be put on hold until the complex issues around leaving the European … Continued
The Supreme Court has handed down its highly anticipated judgment in the Brexit case. This was, in part, an appeal against the High Court’s decision that an Act of Parliament … Continued
This week the government officially withdrew a planned 500% increase in fees for asylum and immigration tribunals. The aborted proposal would have severely limited many people’s ability to challenge Home … Continued
Freedom of expression means that we can have our own opinions, and share them with others – whether in the classroom, on Twitter, or through art. This right is closely … Continued