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What Have Human rights done for us?
A new law of privacy is evolving, case by case
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After the enactment of the Human Rights Act, the UK government blessed the development of privacy law by the Courts. A new claim for misuse of private information is being shaped by judges.
The most important human rights cases translated into plain-English short stories
No. 2 of #50cases. Mr Goodwin was a journalist. On 2 November 1989 he received a call from a source with information relating to a company called Tetra. Tetra was in … Continued
No. 4 of #50cases. Our Parliament decriminalised homosexuality in 1967– but only in England and Wales. Homosexual acts remained criminalised in Scotland and Northern Ireland until 1981 and 1982, respectively, but only … Continued
This week, our human rights stories are about the right to privacy. Time heals. Things happen that may sear us with embarrassment – but as time ticks and memory fades, … Continued
No. 37 of #50cases. Human rights protect the right to believe in whatever god you want to, or gods, or no god. Of course they do. Human rights protections were drafted just … Continued