In December 2020, the Government announced an independent review to examine the framework of the Human Rights Act 1998 (the “HRA”), how it is operating in practice and whether any change is required.
Aged 18 he committed three violent offences and was convicted. He was told the minimum time he’d be in prison would be three and a half years. But 16 years and 17 jails later he’s still there, “left to rot”, he says.
President Joe Biden will sign a trio of executive orders on to reverse Donald Trump’s crackdown on asylum seekers and refugees, continuing his push to loosen his predecessor’s strict immigration policies.
The Black Lives Matter movement has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize by Norwegian politician Petter Eide for mobilising a world-wide fight against inequality and racial injustice.
The court could have set a powerful precedent in holding Britain to account. Instead, it has become a laughing stock and few will be able to take it seriously again. “Court finds UK war crimes but will not take action”.
The French government has dropped a controversial bill that would have curbed the right to film police officers in action, the speaker of French President Emmanuel Macron’s ruling party said on Monday.
Supporters of Mumia Abu-Jamal, who was convicted of killing a Philadelphia police officer in 1981, used the 39th anniversary of his arrest to call for his release from prison on Wednesday, saying he was innocent.
The EHRC is failing to protect Black people’s human rights. The Joint Committee on Human Rights examined racial inequalities in Britain highlighted across health, criminal justice, immigration and democracy.