The UK’s Information Commissioner has announced a formal investigation into the use of data analytics for political purposes. This includes campaign practice throughout the EU referendum, and potentially the General Election.
René Cassin have published a May 2017 briefing on human rights issues for our next Government. It includes five questions for local candidates to assess their commitment to human rights and social justice.
The Legal Action group has published a series of articles on the tricky issue of using the common law for the protection of human rights, in May 2017.
On 4 May 2017 the UK’s human rights record will be examined by the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva. The UK’s overall human rights record was last reviewed by the UN Human Rights Council in 2012, which resulted in 132 recommendations for improvement.
The Parliament’s Education Service launched a March 2017 series of lesson plans that look at equality laws and change over time.
The European Court of Human Rights Press Team has produced a page on their website with factsheets by theme on case law and pending cases.
The human rights section of the EHRC website details everything you need to know about human rights and how they are protected, including a section on what people should do if they think their rights have been breached.
The British Institute of Human Rights released pilot versions of their resources on mental health, mental capacity and human rights in June 2016.
In April 2016, Colm O’Cinneide, Professor of Constitutional and Human Rights Law at University College London, talked to Professor David Feldman FBA about the UK and the European Convention of Human Rights.
The British Institute of Human Rights launched a new project Human Rights Check UK in April 2016.