‘The Human Rights Act helped me to feel stronger – strong enough to search for the support to challenge my local council.’ Jan Sutton shares her experience of human rights in the UK and how the Act changed her life.
So you think the Human Rights Act is for criminals, terrorists and cats? Think again. Here are six examples of why it’s for everyone.
Help us show politicians that we won’t let them use our human rights as a political football. Here’s what you can do right now.
‘As a barrister it’s puzzling to hear the Human Rights Act cause anger. It’s not unlike the puzzlement I feel when some Americans rant against free healthcare for all – including themselves.’ Rachel Logan, barrister and human rights expert, blogs about what it’s like working with the Human Rights Act.
From the Magna Carta to the Human Rights Act, the UK has a long and strong tradition of championing human rights law. Here are some of the cornerstones of that history.