Statewatch, along with 122 other human rights, civil society and community organisations, are calling on MPs to vote against the proposed ‘Bill of Rights’, which would replace the Human Rights Act. The Bill of Rights Bill must be withdrawn and … Continue reading 109 Civil Liberty Groups opose The Bill of Rights Bill
The Bill of Rights Bill, UK in a changing Europe? The Bill of Rights Bill, published on June 22, 2022, would repeal and replace the Human Rights Act 1998. The Government’s Bill of Rights seeks to link back to older … Continue reading Why a new Bill of Rights?
BILL OF RIGHTS IS DELAYEDPosted on 07 Sep 2022 Martha Spurrier, Liberty’s Director, said: “It is a relief to hear that the Government’s Bill of Rights is reportedly being shelved. Overhauling the Human Rights Act was not a manifesto commitment … Continue reading Liberty Responce to delay of Bill of Rights
Crimes that Changed the Law – Interrogation and P.A.CE. Continue reading Crimes That Changed the Law – the Murder of Maxwell Confait
Police must stop categorising protest activities in this way, say 152 campaigners, lawyers, academics, journalists and politicians John Catt in 2010, the year he discovered that police had conducted surveillance on him at demonstrations between 2005 and 2009. This year … Continue reading Peaceful Protest – ‘Domestic Extremism’?
Today in Corby hundreds gathered in James Ashworth VC Square outside the Corby Cube in Northamptonshire to attend what was a peaceful and powerful “Black Lives Matter” protest. It was a family affair, with many people angry at the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police in Minnesota in the US, chanting “No Justice, No Peace” and “Black Lives Matter” or the dying words of George Floyd “I can’t breathe” across Corby town. They turned out to show their support and the worldwide call for equality and an end of the disproportionate number of “stop and … Continue reading Corby Black Lives Matter Protest