Boris, Brexit, But Still No Bill Of Rights…
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Boris, Brexit, But Still No Bill Of Rights…

By Charlotte Thomas, Project Co-Ordinator 26 Feb 2016
Institutions

Just a selection of this week’s human rights news and views (26.02.16)…

Boris Johnson (and now Michael Howard too) chose Brexit and the EU referendum debate rages on (BBC), (Mirror), (Reuters) – but still no sign of the planned Bill of Rights consultation

The Attorney General says scrapping the Human Rights Act will protect human rights (The Independent)…

…and why the UK is setting a dangerous human rights precedent (Amnesty)

Workers’ rights are on the line in the EU referendum, says Frances O’Grady (The Guardian)

Demolition of the Calais “jungle” gets go-ahead from France (Sky News)

Cameron or Gove: who’s right? (The Telegraph)

The UK’s Department for Business is “failing to uphold human rights commitments” (The Guardian)

Oxford University is to open a dedicated institute for the study of human rights law (Oxford University)

In Twitterland…

Just for fun…

How many European countries do you know? (Buzzfeed)

Obama sings Ray Charles. And it’s great. (BBC)

About The Author

Charlotte Thomas Project Co-Ordinator

Charlotte was a Senior Creative Manager at Universal Music for five years before studying for an LLM in Human Rights. She has worked with organisations campaigning on a range of issues including women's rights and indefinite detention.

Charlotte was a Senior Creative Manager at Universal Music for five years before studying for an LLM in Human Rights. She has worked with organisations campaigning on a range of issues including women's rights and indefinite detention.