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The Week In Human Rights News

It’s been a whirlwind election week as usual. Don’t worry, we’re here with our weekly round-up to help you take a bit of a breather. Go on, grab a cuppa ☕️. 

Human rights in the headlines

  • Judge criticises ‘inhuman’ separation of elderly couples [BBC]
  • EU demands three million citizens be allowed to stay in UK after Brexit [Independent]
  • Former President Carter warns against US relaxing emphasis on human rights [Daily Mail]

The week at RightsInfo

  • Privacy And The Paparazzi: Who Owns Your Photo? [RightsInfo]
  • How World War II led to Human Rights Laws [RightsInfo]
  • Do You Have the Right to Put Your Past Behind You? [RightsInfo]
  • Stephen Fry and the Blasphemy Investigation – Could it Happen Here? [RightsInfo]
  • The Rules of the Game: What do Election Requirements Have to do With Human Rights? [RightsInfo]

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Saxon Norgard

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Saxon is one of RightsInfo's volunteer Site Editors and a future trainee solicitor in London. Originally hailing from Australia, his interests lie in family law, international affairs and human rights. View all posts by Saxon Norgard.
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