The Week In Human Rights News – Remembering Lessons From The Holocaust

This has been a big week in news. The Supreme Court released its decision in the Brexit case, and Friday marked Holocaust Memorial Day – a moment for the world to remember the atrocities committed by the Nazi’s during World War II. Keep reading to catch up on these stories and everything else you may have missed during the week.

The week on RightsInfo

  • The Supreme Court Brexit Judgment In Plain English [RightsInfo]
  • Minister Confirms Indefinite Delay In Plans to Replace the Human Rights Act [RightsInfo]
  • Wheelchair vs Pushchair: A Partial Victory For Disability Rights [RightsInfo]
  • Jack Straw and Complicity In Torture – The Supreme Court Case Explained In Plain English [RightsInfo]
  • Why We Should Stand Up For Human Rights On Holocaust Memorial Day [RightsInfo]

Human rights in the news

  • US judge suspends Trump deportations [BBC]
  • Appeal against changes to UK’s international law obligations granted [The Guardian]
  • Will Trump return USA to dark days of ‘war on terror’ black sites? [The Guardian]
  • Brexit: UK Government ‘prioritising trade over human rights’ in pursuit of Middle East deals [The Independent]
  • In Turkey visit, May highlights trade, and human rights [Reuters]

RightsInfo’s Holocaust Memorial Day video

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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.
The Week In Human Rights News – Remembering Lessons From The Holocaust
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