Privacy, Data Protection and Police Records

Privacy, Data Protection and Police Records

Can the retention of records by the police relating to acts that occurred in public be contrary to the right to ...
The ‘Human Rights Human Wrongs’ Exhibition at the Photographers’ Gallery: Showcasing the Power and Pitfalls of Photography in Human Rights Struggles

The ‘Human Rights Human Wrongs’ Exhibition at the Photographers’ Gallery: Showcasing the Power and Pitfalls of Photography in Human Rights Struggles

From 6 February until 6 April, London’s Photographers’ Gallery is playing host to ‘Human Rights Human Wrongs’, an ...
To Tackle Poverty Effectively, See it Through the Lens of Gender

To Tackle Poverty Effectively, See it Through the Lens of Gender

Everyone knows that women hold up half the sky but are nonetheless much more likely to live in poverty. Yet in ...
Free Speech or Hate Speech? License Plates Drive SCOTUS to a Difficult Place

Free Speech or Hate Speech? License Plates Drive SCOTUS to a Difficult Place

Despite the fact the American Civil War ended some 150 years ago, the symbols of that conflict continue to be ...
“It’s time for women to break the glass ceiling”  FM Nicola Sturgeon Places Women and Violence at the Heart of Human Rights and Scottish Legislation

“It’s time for women to break the glass ceiling” FM Nicola Sturgeon Places Women and Violence at the Heart of Human Rights and Scottish Legislation

On Thursday the 26th of March, a conference organised by Scottish Women’s Aid took place at the George Hotel in ...
The Benefits Cap and the Enforcement of Unincorporated Human Rights Treaties

The Benefits Cap and the Enforcement of Unincorporated Human Rights Treaties

A prominent element of the UK coalition government’s deficit-reduction strategy (in rhetorical terms, if not ...
OPBP Submissions to the Legal Resources Centre Facilitate Public Access to Court Documents

OPBP Submissions to the Legal Resources Centre Facilitate Public Access to Court Documents

Success for OPBP and the LRC as the South African Supreme Court of Appeal delivers a resounding affirmation of the ...
OPBP Completes Research for the League of Human Rights

OPBP Completes Research for the League of Human Rights

OPBP Completes Research for League of Human Rights for a submission to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of ...
Je Suis Margot Wallstrom

Je Suis Margot Wallstrom

Margot Wallstrom, the Swedish foreign minister, ignited a diplomatic war when she publicly criticized the Saudi ...
Free Speech Under the Indian Information Technology Act: The Supreme Court’s Recent Judgment

Free Speech Under the Indian Information Technology Act: The Supreme Court’s Recent Judgment

In a landmark judgment on Tuesday, the Indian Supreme Court (PDF of the decision here) struck down Section 66A of ...
Why we need to start saying I’m Alright with Human Rights

Why we need to start saying I’m Alright with Human Rights

Sanchita discusses British Institute of Human Rights' new initiative to give voice to those who are Alright With ...
Victory for Islanders’ Homes: Hong Kong Court Rules Against Unlicensed Funeral Parlour

Victory for Islanders’ Homes: Hong Kong Court Rules Against Unlicensed Funeral Parlour

For over 20 years, residents of Cheung Chau Island in Hong Kong have performed funeral rites in a makeshift ...