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February 2016 (3)
Feb 23 2016 2:00PM
The UK is sweeping away human rights complaints against companies

F1 World Management had an NCP complaint lodged against it for holding the F1 Grand Prix in Bahrain, where human rights abuses by the authorities are rife. The complaint was only partially accepted. It seems somewhat perverse that the...

Feb 14 2016 6:20PM
Why we should all love human rights this Valentine’s Day

‘Break the link’, they say, ‘limit the reach, ignore it, defy it’. There’s little love for the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) from the UK government at the moment. It makes me wonder whether our politicians have any...

Feb 9 2016 12:44PM
Charity, solidarity and heroism in Calais and Dunkirk – but UK government's response still dismal

Late on Thursday last week I was on the Eurostar heading back to London – to home, family and friends. I was tired, cold and hungry. And – so my partner tells me – a little bit smelly. I had spent the previous two days trudging through...