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What Have Human rights done for us?
Oppressed and persecuted women can seek safety
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A vital step in ensuring the rights of female asylum seekers. Two women faced the risk of criminal proceedings for sexual immorality if they were forced to return to Pakistan. The court said the women were part of a persecuted group and should be granted asylum.
The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
No. 39 of #50cases. Trafficking is a vile crime, affecting the most vulnerable in society. Trafficked people are often forced to do things which are against the law. The question is, … Continued
A case from 2011. Two men anxiously awaited their fate. Would they be able to live in safety, or be forced to return to violence?
No. 24 of #50cases. One important role the Human Rights Act plays is as a safety net for vulnerable people. This story is a good example of how it works. Mrs Bernard suffers … Continued
This week, our human rights stories are about the right to privacy. In 2009, a woman disappeared. As usual, police interviewed the people she knew. Mr A was one of … Continued