The General Election is drawing closer and closer, and it’s all heating up for human rights, with the parties revealing more related policies.
First things first – have you seen our whizzy Election Manifestos Special? We’ve broken down all the manifestos so far into bite-sized chunks of human rights policies. Plus, it’s animated! Go on, give it a look.
— Jem Collins (@Jem_Collins) May 19, 2017
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Human rights in the headlines
- Campaign group to challenge UK over surrender of passwords at border control [The Guardian]
- Mother to sue GP for circumcision ‘assault’ on son [Daily Mail]
- Information Commissioner launches inquiry into political campaigns over misuse of data [The Independent]
The week at RightsInfo
- Human Rights and the General Election: Your Update One Month In [RightsInfo]
- How Human Rights are Vital to Fight Homophobic Laws [RightsInfo]
- Do I Have a Right To Choose How My Child is Born? [RightsInfo]
- Growing Up in a Bed and Breakfast – Human Rights and a Home [RightsInfo]
— Briony Potts (@briony_potts) May 19, 2017
— RightsInfo (@rights_info) May 15, 2017
Each generation must be vigilant and not become complacent about the situation of marginalised groups. https://t.co/OLwjKeau9z
— LEAP Ireland (@LEAPLeapireland) May 16, 2017
Quotes of the week