Open Letter to The Times on the Fundamental Importance of Human Rights

by | Jun 13, 2017

OxHRH Director, Professor Sandra Fredman along with Justice Kate O’Regan, Director of the Bonavero Institute for Human Rights and colleagues from the Law Society of England and Wales, Human Rights Watch, Liberty, London School of Economics, the Bar Council, Justice, The Charter Institute of Legal Executives have published an open letter in The Times reminding the government that human rights are a fundamental in the UK. It argues that it is misguided to characterize human rights as preventing police and justice officials from effectively responding to terrorism. It reiterates the cornerstone of human rights law: ‘human rights exist to protect us all’

You can find a copy of the letter here.

 

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