Headscarves, Freedom and the Metropolitan Police - The Week In Human Rights - RightsInfo

Headscarves, Freedom and the Metropolitan Police – The Week In Human Rights

Catch up on everything you may have missed this week! While you are at it, why not test your human rights knowledge with our new quiz?

Human rights in the headlines

  • UN says more must be done to protect the rights of disabled in Scotland [BBC]
  • Home Office: Human Rights Act should not be used to sue police over failure to investigate rape [Independent]
  • Amal Clooney UN speech on ISIS [Independent]
  • UK sending Syrians back to countries where they were beaten and abused [The Guardian]

The week at RightsInfo

  • The Right to Liberty and Security in Plain English [RightsInfo]
  • 7 Hours in the Kettle – Protesters, Pedestrians and Police Cordons [RightsInfo]
  • Employers Can Ban Headscarves and Religious Symbols – As Long As The Rules Apply To Everyone [RightsInfo]
  • Hundreds of Thousands of Vulnerable People ‘Detained Unlawfully’ [RightsInfo]
  • Top Companies Ranked by Respect for Human Rights [RightsInfo]
  • Why an Appeal About the ‘Black Cab Rapist’ Affects Us All [RightsInfo]

Top tweets

Quotes of the week

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Saxon Norgard

Saxon Norgard

Saxon is an undergraduate at Cardiff University studying a Bachelor of Laws. Originally hailing from Australia, his interests lie in family law, international affairs and human rights. View all posts by Saxon Norgard.
Headscarves, Freedom and the Metropolitan Police – The Week In Human Rights
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