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Giulio Regeni And The Deprioritisation Of Human Rights…The Week’s Human Rights News

Top human rights stories in the UK this week…

The UK Government has been criticised over its human rights stance following death of Cambridge student Giulio Regeni (Cambridge News)

The case was part of wider criticism of the Foreign Office, which has been accused of not taking human rights seriously enough  (Business Insider). We wrote about this here.

The British Government is making a mockery of our human rights record, writes Liberty’s Director of Policy Bella Sankey for The Guardian

EU takes legal chances with returning migrants to Turkey (Reuters)

Bahrain Institute raises concerns of human rights abuse with F1’s governing body (The Guardian)

Apple’s Tim Cook joins board of directors at Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights (TechCrunch)

Law Society Scotland just released a video about the importance of legal aid

And, er, Justin Bieber’s hair also raised some human rights issues (RightsInfo)

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Good News…

Facebook uses AI to let blind people see its pictures (Metro)

Best friends from an African orphanage were adopted by families in the same Arizona town (Huffington Post)

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Charlotte was a Senior Creative Manager at Universal Music for five years before studying for an LLM in Human Rights. She has worked with organisations campaigning on a range of issues including women's rights and indefinite detention. View all posts by Charlotte Thomas.
Giulio Regeni And The Deprioritisation Of Human Rights…The Week’s Human Rights News
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