Bulk Data Collection, Terrorism Prevention And Report On Race Inequality - This Week's Human Rights News And Quotes - RightsInfo

Bulk Data Collection, Terrorism Prevention And Report On Race Inequality – This Week’s Human Rights News And Quotes

Law firm Public Interest Lawyers is to close. The UK’s national equality watchdog has published a report into race inequality in the UK today.  On the brighter side, Friday 19 August was World Humanitarian Day!

Human rights in the news

  • Bulk data collection is vital to prevent terrorism in UK, according to report of the Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation [Guardian]
  • Law firm Public Interest Lawyers is closing down, amid much controversy [Guardian] [Daily Mail] [BBC]
  • Role of UK police in training Bahrain’s forces ‘ignores abuses’ [Guardian]
  • Comment piece on the Guardian: Theresa May promised to tackle corporate atrocities. Now she must keep her word. [Guardian]

This week on RightsInfo

  • Ethnic Minorities In Britain Face “Entrenched Race Inequality” – UK’s National Equality Body [RightsInfo]
  • On World Humanitarian Day, We Salute Life-Saving Humanitarian Aid Organisations [RightsInfo]
  • Great British Humanitarians And Aid Workers [RightsInfo]
  • Where Do The Labour Party Leadership Candidates Stand On Human Rights? [RightsInfo]
  • The Child Sex Abuse Inquiry Has Another New Chair [RightsInfo]
  • Humanitarianism And What It Means For Human Rights [RightsInfo]

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Bulk Data Collection, Terrorism Prevention And Report On Race Inequality – This Week’s Human Rights News And Quotes
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