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Oct 8 2023 1:17PM
Amnesty: New Police Scotland chief needs urgent plan to tackle discrimination

Amnesty International has said that Police Scotland’s new Chief Constable must set out an ‘urgent detailed and measurable’ plan to tackle institutional discrimination. Chief Constable Jo Farrell will take up post on Monday as head of...

Sep 18 2023 12:04PM
Elections in Zimbabwe: What You Need to Know

Presidential elections took place in Zimbabwe on the 22nd of August 2023 resulting in victory for incumbent president Emmerson Mnangagwa, from the governing Zanu-PF party. The elections were marked by multiple human rights abuses.

Sep 8 2023 11:23AM
Reflections on teaching Human Rights Education and the DfE guidance on ‘political impartiality in schools’.

In February 2022 the DfE released new non-statutory guidance on political impartiality in schools which made it clear that ‘teaching about political issues, the different views people have, and the ways pupils can engage in our...

Sep 5 2023 3:56PM
Bangladesh: Increasing repression of Freedom of Expression and the Right to Protest

This blog was written by Jerry Allen, Country Coordinator for Sri Lanka and Bangladesh Freedom of expression and the right to protest are being repressed in Bangladesh in the build-up to the elections in January 2024.

Sep 3 2023 8:00AM
The one thing you need to know about the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

It's simple: the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) protects us all. We all want a society where our families are protected by the law. No matter our postcode, where we come from or what we look like, in the UK the ECHR...