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Brexit And Busses: This Week’s Human Rights News And Quotes

Human rights in the news

  • If Brexit wins, the Tories will rip up workers’ rights [New Statesman]
  • Witney woman loses ‘landmark’ human rights bid [BBC News]
  • Bus companies must give wheelchair users priority, human rights group says [Guardian]
  • What has the EU ever done for my … rights? [Guardian]
  • UN calls on Ireland to reform abortion laws after landmark ruling [Guardian]
  • Welfare reforms abuse people’s human rights, report says [heraldscotland]

This week on the world’s best human rights news site

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  • Human Rights For Business Is Not Working Yet [RightsInfo]
  • Ireland’s Strict Abortion Laws Breach Women’s Human Rights Says United Nations [RightsInfo]
  • How Knowing Our Rights Can Help End World Poverty [RightsInfo]
  • The UK Government Has Failed To Prioritise Children’s Needs Says New United Nations Report [RightsInfo]

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Brexit And Busses: This Week’s Human Rights News And Quotes
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