A report by Baroness Casey has revealed that 20% of Metropolitan Police officers facing allegations of sexual misconduct, misogyny, racism and homophobia had more than one complaint raised against them. Only less than 1% of officers facing multiple allegations had … Continue reading Legal Weekly Human Rights Roundup
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 The Bill of Rights Bill must be withdrawn and … Continue reading 109 Civil Liberty Groups opose The Bill of Rights Bill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
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How a 1970s miscarriage of justice involving three teenage boys would lead to a radical overhaul of police powers and a brand new method of investigation The Murder of Maxwell Confait in 1972 . Maxwell… 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’?