Tag Archives: human rights act

Jun 15 2015

Shooting sparrows with cannons: national security and civil liberties under Britain’s terrorism laws

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Philip Belau is a current MSc Human Rights student at LSE and president of the Human Rights Student Committee 2014/15. He holds a bachelor’s degree in History and Politics and has been involved in several humanitarian projects in the Middle … Continue reading

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Apr 10 2015

An argument for democracy from an LGBT perspective

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Jonathan Cooper is the Chief Executive of the Human Dignity Trust (@HumanDignityT). This article was originally published in a different form by Pink News. With the UK’s General Election fast approaching – and Ireland’s marriage equality referendum to take place … Continue reading

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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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Nov 10 2014

On fantasy island: the seven myths undermining human rights in the UK today

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Bernard Keenan is a PhD student in the LSE Law department and former immigration solicitor. He is researching the operation of Closed Material Procedures in UK law. A number of dangerous fantasies currently pervade discussion of human rights law in … Continue reading

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Jun 4 2014

The Human Rights Act: Labour renews its vows to the UK’s Bill of Rights

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Amy Williams is an alumnus of the LSE MSc in Human Rights. She was a researcher on the Human Rights Futures Project at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights and carried out research for the Commission on a … Continue reading

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