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Posts Tagged: Human Rights
“Alarmism about human rights after Brexit is misplaced” – the Judicial Power Project responds to the JCHR’s report
“The report is wrong to assert that withdrawal puts the future of rights protection in doubt.”
We need a mass of recommendations less than we need our institutions to do their job properly.
Andrew Thorpe-Apps: The Left’s real agenda isn’t concerned with human rights – another reason why Conservatives must fight for them
We should join organisations like Amnesty International, which has made a terrible mistake on anti-semitism, to ensure that our voices are heard.
James Frayne: Just-about-managing voters value fairness. The Government should scrap the Human Rights Act.
The Conservatives have a chance to make great strides with these floating voters.
Interview: Tom Tugendhat on how lawyers are harassing soldiers, and how he is campaigning to stop it happening
He tells the story of his campaign to stop the ECHR being applied to armed conflict.
The Conservative Human Rights Commission has reported, and a UN investigation by a special rapporteur is required.
Progress on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear ambitions should not lead us to pardon the regime’s violations of human rights.
Fiona Bruce, Fiona Hodgson and Benedict Rogers: The new Government should speak out on China’s human rights abuses
Human rights should be at the very heart of foreign policy.
The US rightly considers it to be the world’s biggest state sponsor of terror – and it has too often played a malicious role in the geopolitical morass of the Arab world.
And four proposals for reform, should we vote to Remain.
“So regardless of the EU referendum, my view is this. If we want to reform human rights laws in this country, it isn’t the EU we should leave but the ECHR and the jurisdiction of its Court.”
Why is the Government allowing itself to be bullied into accepting this baseless policy by civil servants?
A recent UN report documented 119 incidents by the coalition forces, including attacks on weddings, mosques, ports and markets.
Parliament has left a gap in legislation that the courts and a quango are filling.