Category Archives: United Kingdom

Mar 25 2015

Revealing the real-world benefits of the UK’s Human Rights Act

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Natalie Threlfall is a Human Rights Associate at the British Institute of Human Rights. Her research is focused on key developments in human rights law. If you’ve ever thought that human rights protections are more about good intentions than practical benefit, … Continue reading

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Mar 11 2015

The Elephant in the Room: Human rights and the Mexico-UK “dual year”

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David Pérez Esparza researches security, crime and violence. He has participated in #PropuestaMx, which aims to enrich security and human rights policies in Mexico. He is currently pursuing a PhD in the Security Sciences Department at University College London. Last week, Mexico’s … Continue reading

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Jan 19 2015

Alumni interview: Sam Grant

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This interview is part of a series of interviews with alumni of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE. Sam Grant studied for an MSc in Human Rights at the LSE part-time between 2012 and 2014. Interview … Continue reading

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Jan 15 2015

Freedom of Expression and the UK Counter-Terrorism Bill

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Daniella Lock is an LLM student at University College London. She is a former intern of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law where she completed research on national security policy. Many have spoken out in defence of freedom … Continue reading

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Dec 17 2014

Torture, Prevent and the Cult of Secrecy

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Maria Werdine Norris @MariaWNorris is a final year PhD candidate at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is researching the British Counterterrorism strategy and legislation, with a focus on nationalism, security and human rights. The publication of the CIA Torture … Continue reading

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