Open justice. It’s a really important legal principle. It means that cases in court should almost always happen in public so the press are able to report on the proceedings, and the public can … Continued
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At 29, David Reynolds was diagnosed with schizophrenia. He managed his condition with the help of a NHS mental health team. Seven years later, however, he deteriorated and began hearing … Continued
A case from 2009. The European Convention on Human Rights does not usually protect asylum seekers in poor physical or mental health, even where they are likely to suffer or … Continued
This week we are looking at how human rights helps people with mental health issues. This is a very recent case that highlights the importance of Article 8, the right … Continued
A case from 2009. “FB” had a history of mental illness, which included psychotic symptoms. He told the police that “HR” had bitten off part of his ear, and had … Continued
This is a case from 2011. H was found guilty of manslaughter and ordered to be detained in a hospital. H’s treatment in hospital with anti-psychotic medication for his schizophrenia … Continued
Find out more about the animation in our companion article here Transcript Human rights! What are human rights? Well, human rights are the values that keep society fair, just … Continued
Phil Newby, 48, was diagnosed with motor neurone disease (MND) five years ago – a fatal and incurable illnesses which causes progressive weakness.
Food insecurity in the UK is not due to a physical lack of food, but rather for many it is due to a lack of financial resources.
A human rights charity is crowdfunding to cover the costs of its legal battle to free a British mum who has been arbitrarily detained in Iran for more than three years.