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A UK Bill of Rights?
A UK Bill of Rights?
A look at the different arguments in favour of a British Bill of Rights. What it means to have an unwritten constitution and what could be included in a Bill of Rights....
Freedom from Slavery or Forced Labour
Freedom from Slavery or Forced Labour
The right to freedom from slavery and forced labour - Article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights and its application to UK law....
Freedom from Torture, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
Freedom from Torture, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment
A guide to Article 3 of the European Convention on Human Rights; the right to freedom from torture or inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment....
Respect for Private Life, Family and the Right to Marry
Respect for Private Life, Family and the Right to Marry
A summary of the right to respect for private and family life and the right to get married and start a family as contained in the Human Rights Act....
The Right to a Fair Trial to No Punishment Without Law
The Right to a Fair Trial to No Punishment Without Law
A summary of the law contained in the Human Rights Act relating to the right to a fair trial and the right to no punishment without law....
The Right to Life
The Right to Life
An overview of the right to life contained in the European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act and how it is applied in UK law....
The Right to Personal Freedom
The Right to Personal Freedom
A summary of the right to freedom or liberty contained in the Human Rights Act. Exceptions to the right, and the rights of those held in lawful detention....
When a Country Breaches International Human Rights Law
When a Country Breaches International Human Rights Law
An overview of the methods by which the United Nations seeks to protect and enforce the human rights of people all over the world....
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