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Human Rights

Total 11 Posts
"All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood." (Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Twitter and Elon Musk: Why free speech absolutism threatens human rights

5 min read
Any moves by Elon Musk to remove content moderation on Twitter risk breaching corporate human rights obligations. Moderating content is a box that still needs to be ticked.

World Cup 2022: Qatar’s frantic countdown to a football tournament full of controversy

5 min read
The stakes are high as over 1.2 million people prepare to travel to Qatar for the World Cup in November whilst calls to boycott the event as a response to concerns about the country’s human rights practices get stronger.

Channel crossings: No “soundbite” or “three word answer”.

7 min read
I had a dream last night where I was briefing a Prime Minister about practical, humane, ways to reduce channel crossings. You could tell it was a dream because they actually listened.

Western countries are shipping refugees to poorer nations in exchange for cash

6 min read
The UK plan to move asylum seekers on its shores to Rwanda has been met with stiff opposition from human rights organizations. But the UK Government persists, and Rwanda is all too willing.

Human rights and Tory wrongs.

7 min read
Liz Truss is reportedly far ahead amongst Conservative party members who blame Rishi Sunak for defenestrating Boris Johnson – a view which Johnson himself is keen to foster... to prepare a triumphant return when Tory MPs decide to get rid of an inept Truss.

Commonwealth leaders gather in Rwanda as UK refugee plan focuses attention on human rights.

5 min read
The Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in Rwanda will be complicated by the UK’s plan to send refugees to Rwanda. A policy that, like almost everything else Boris Johnson touches, is likely to reflect badly on everyone involved.

What is the European Court of Human Rights, and why did it stop a UK flight from taking off to Rwanda?

4 min read
The European court blocked the UK from deporting asylum-seekers to Rwanda until after cases in the UK are decided. Will the UK government now consider withdrawing from the European convention on human rights altogether?
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