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What Have Human rights done for us?
Everyone deserves access to justice – that means legal aid where necessary
Related European Convention Articles
In this decision, the right to legal aid is discussed by the court. It is established that in some cases, in order for access to justice to be achieved, legal aid must be granted when there would be an obvious unfairness.
The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
Going through a divorce or separation can be a nasty business, especially if there are children involved. In some cases, things get really complex and it’s hard to say what’s … Continued
No. 22 of #50cases. Secrecy and torture have played leading roles in the war on terror. They were also centre stage in the drama that surrounded the government’s attempts to deport the … Continued
It was described as ‘a horrific catalogue of protracted and highly organised sexual abuse’. Between 1997 and 2013, over 1,400 children in Rotherham were regularly sexually exploited, raped and trafficked … Continued
No. 35 of #50cases It’s fine to give naughty children a smack, right? Andy (not his real name) was brought up by his mother and stepfather. Aged nine, he told his … Continued