Human rights meant that female genital mutilation was recognised as torture, people fleeing persecution can find refuge and modern slavery was finally made illegal in the UK.

What Have Human rights done for Seeking Refuge?

Seeking Refuge
2011
Europe

Sending people back to armed conflict & chaotic violence isn’t OK

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A key question in refugee cases is whether a person is at a "real risk" of inhuman treatment. In this case, Somalia was said to be a failed state meaning it was unlikely people would be sent back there.

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