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This Week In Human Rights News

By Saxon Norgard, Associate Editor 4 Dec 2016
Institutions

The ‘Snoopers’ Charter’ has been passed and the parties in the Brexit case are gearing up to take their arguments to the Supreme Court. Here is a summary of all the week’s human rights news!

Human rights in the news

  • Ireland offers £25,000 to woman forced to have abortion in the UK [Independent]
  • Upcoming Supreme Court decision on Brexit [The Telegraph]
  • Victims coming forward in the football child sex abuse scandal [The Telegraph]
  • Household brands contain palm oil produced by child labour [Independent]

The week at RightsInfo

  • Brexit In The Supreme Court: Everything You Need To Know In Plain English [RightsInfo]
  • The Government Just Got Hugely Increased Data Spying Powers [RightsInfo]
  • Government Withdraws 500% Hike In Immigration And Asylum Appeal Fees [RightsInfo]
  • A Powerful Animation On A World Without Fair Trials [RightsInfo]

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About The Author

Saxon Norgard Associate Editor

Saxon is one of RightsInfo's volunteer Site Editors and a future trainee solicitor in London. Originally hailing from Australia, his interests lie in family law, international affairs and human rights.

Saxon is one of RightsInfo's volunteer Site Editors and a future trainee solicitor in London. Originally hailing from Australia, his interests lie in family law, international affairs and human rights.