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UK Tobacco Companies And Child Labour…This Week’s Human Rights Headlines

Our weekly news round-up…

UK tobacco companies are not doing enough to prevent child labour in tobacco farming (The Independent)

Serial killer Joanna Dennehy lost her human rights compensation bid (The Telegraph)

A family’s deportation to Australia is a human rights case, says SNP MP Ian Blackford (BBC News)

Two in three victims of domestic violence don’t know they are able to access legal aid (Solicitors Journal)

Brexiteer Boris Johnson passionately supports the European Convention on Human Rights (The Mirror)

A portrait of Elkan Abrahamson, Liverpool lawyer who fought for Hillsborough justice (The Liverpool Echo)

UK troops failed to protect Kosovo citizens, court hears (The Guardian)

Good News…

Bladeless wind turbines! (Huffington Post)

President Obama removed two racist words from federal law (i100)


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Charlotte was a Senior Creative Manager at Universal Music for five years before studying for an LLM in Human Rights. She has worked with organisations campaigning on a range of issues including women's rights and indefinite detention. View all posts by Charlotte Thomas.
UK Tobacco Companies And Child Labour…This Week’s Human Rights Headlines
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