“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.”
Posts Tagged: Human Rights
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.
If required, Britain’s removal, temporarily, from the European Court of Human Rights when forces are sent into conflict may be necessary.
How else can the systematic rape and murder of Christians possibly be described?
We need a new legal framework to govern their use.
Though the news makes it even less likely that Britain will quit the ECHR – not that such a move is on the cards anyway.
The BBC Director General should act on his agreement to begin broadcasting into the country. The first programme could be a documentary about King John.
Sometimes it’s easy, sometimes it’s difficult, but sometimes, it’s simply wrong for the people of one country – or many – to sit by and watch those of another suffer.
Tobias Ellwood MP: Welcome, President Nazarbayev. Why this Government wants Kazakhstan to be Britain’s partner of choice
It will take forward further reforms in governance, rule of law and human rights – all areas in which we are already providing support.
Our approach to China and Saudi Arabia is worryingly inconsistent with our declared principles.
The Chancellor says he has raised human rights issues, but reiterates that the British economy needs closer links with China.
Terrible things were done by the British Empire, but if the Revolution had failed then fewer terrible things would happened.
What if instead of a narrative concentrated on restricting human rights, the Government argued instead that in some key respects they haven’t gone far enough?