Tag Archives: Human Rights and Liberties

Human Rights for a Prisoner on Remand in HMP Cardiff?

What are human rights for when they get ignored? Human Rights activist Norman Scarth faxed an admirable document to the Prison Governor. What are laws for when they are not being complied to? It’s like patents: you buy yourself the … Continue reading

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Mind the Gap: between Human Rights in the EU and the UK

Theoretically, the right to a fair trial is guaranteed in the UK thanks to the 1998 Human Rights Act. Why does it not happen in practice??? In practice, many victims I’ve had contact with feel that their only hope is … Continue reading

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