Human rights

The UK approach to replacing the Human Rights Act is just as worrying as the replacement itself
Human rights

The UK approach to replacing the Human Rights Act is just as worrying as the replacement itself

Boris Johnson’s government is proposing not only an ‘update’ to the human rights act, writes Merris Amos, but a wholesale revision.

Public Order Bill: Linking arms at a protest could mean a year in prison under proposed laws, warn MPs
Right to protest

Public Order Bill: Linking arms at a protest could mean a year in prison under proposed laws, warn MPs

The committee on human rights has urged the government to review the Public Order Bill, and scrap some clauses all together.

Nearly 1 in 3 worried they could be homeless or sofa-surfing in the next 5 years
Housing crisis

Nearly 1 in 3 worried they could be homeless or sofa-surfing in the next 5 years

Global human rights charity Amnesty International has, for the first time, conducted research into England’s housing crisis.

Police forced to scrap order that banned a homeless man from carrying a cup
Homelessness

Police forced to scrap order that banned a homeless man from carrying a cup

Cadbury faces claims its chocolate is sourced from farms using child labour
Child labour

Cadbury faces claims its chocolate is sourced from farms using child labour

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Early ‘pills by post’ abortions service could be made permanent by MPs
Health

Early ‘pills by post’ abortions service could be made permanent by MPs

Met Police drop court case against woman for begging after legal challenge
Homelessness

Met Police drop court case against woman for begging after legal challenge

Labour Party told to commit to making decent housing a human right
Housing

Labour Party told to commit to making decent housing a human right

Rough sleepers are being offered legal advice to protect against ‘misused’ police powers
Rough sleeping

Rough sleepers are being offered legal advice to protect against ‘misused’ police powers

Sex workers reveal the shocking things police say when they report violence and harassment
Social Justice

Sex workers reveal the shocking things police say when they report violence and harassment

Borders Bill will be ‘catastrophic’ for victims of modern slavery, MPs told
Home Office

Borders Bill will be ‘catastrophic’ for victims of modern slavery, MPs told

UK ‘abandoning’ human rights, says Amnesty
News

UK ‘abandoning’ human rights, says Amnesty

Human Rights Day: The fight for rights goes on for food and housing
News

Human Rights Day: The fight for rights goes on for food and housing

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