Tag Archives: human rights

Labour’s alternative to the Tories’ assault on workers’ rights

There is an obvious link between Tory disdain at the European Convention on Human Rights and the Human Rights Act – and it closely involved workers’ rights

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Labour must never turn its back on human rights

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The left should highlight the ways human rights help ordinary people on a daily basis.

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‘Rouhani smiles better. He talks better. But no changes have taken place’

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Iram Ramzan recently caught up with Iranian lawyer and human rights activist Shirin Ebadi during a talk about women’s rights, President Rouhani and the situation inside Iran.

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The PM’s role in securing a probe into Sri Lanka’s human rights violations should extend to India’s massacre of Sikhs

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The truth of what happened in India in 1984 deserves to be told, writes Hardeep Singh.

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We’re failing to win the argument on human rights

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It’s not just that we’re denied space to make the argument, it’s that we’ve failed to make a convincing case for human rights, argues Andrew Noakes.

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Order has not been restored in Egypt: a reply to the Telegraph’s Con Coughlin

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The Telegraph’s defence editor is spinning hard for the Egyptian generals, writes Daniel Wickham.

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Atheists are now the terrorists in Saudi Arabia. You couldn’t make it up

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The world’s number one exporter of Wahabi jihadis considers atheists its foremost terrorism concern.

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Christians face execution in North Korea

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North Korea remains the most difficult country to be a Christian in the world.

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What the war on terror could have been like

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Andrew Noakes of the Labour Campaign for Human Rights asks a pertinent question: what if the war on terror has turned out differently?

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Why are the SNP so relaxed about dancing to the Kremlin’s tune?

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Why are senior SNP politicians so relaxed about appearing on RT (Russia Today)?

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