Former Brexit Secretary David Davis and the former chairwoman of the Bar human rights committee have said that “serious questions must be asked” as to how a secret policy allowing ministers to approve actions that could lead to torture gained government sign off.
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“The question is, what is the threshold that we find acceptable? What freedoms and rights and prosperity are we prepared to give up in favour of more security?”
In 2017, the police recorded 156 threats made against MPs, a figure which rose 126 percent to 342 threats made in 2018.
Nationalism and populism have seen an unprecedented rise across Europe and the UK is often thought to be the most spiteful of its neighbours after Brexit, but a survey has proved otherwise.
Dr Tarek Younis explores how discriminatory healthcare policies within the NHS have helped foster resentment and suspicion of muslim and other minority groups and served to undermine their most basic human rights.
A group of MPs has referred the Home Office to the equalities watchdog requesting that an investigation be held into whether ‘hostile environment’ immigration policies unlawfully discriminate against migrants.
Human rights charities and organisations have called for the Home Office and local authorities to put an end to the ‘Hostile environment policy’ and better protect the rights of undocumented migrants in the UK.
The Social Mobility Commission has warned that the progress of social mobility has been virtually stagnant since 2014 and that the government must provide extra funding for older teenagers in education and extend free child care to low income families.
Migrants Organise provides a space for migrants and refugees to work together, develop leadership, speak out and organise for dignity and justice.
19 children have been killed after family courts allowed men with violent records to have access to children conceived through rape.