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Journalists may secretly film and record other people, if it’s in best interest of the public
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Four journalists were convicted for secretly recording and broadcasting an interview with an insurance broker. The conviction violated their right to freedom of expression. There was an overriding public interest in showing the interview, which exposed misleading advice given by insurance companies.
The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
No. 13 of #50cases. Stop and search can be an essential part of police work. But who can they stop, and can they stop anyone they like? Kevin Gillan was headed to the Docklands … Continued
This is a case from 2006 about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), an abhorrent human rights abuse. It is often crudely performed, is sometimes fatal and leaves serious mental and physical scars, with … Continued
No. 18 of #50cases. Human rights are sometimes attacked for being applicable to criminals and prisoners. But prisoners are humans too. They lose many of their rights, particularly to freedom, by … Continued
No. 28 of #50cases. Is a disabled person entitled to the same human rights protection as a non-disabled person? You may think that is a simple question with an obvious answer. Not so. … Continued