In ‘Debating the Abu Qatada affair’, Gavin Phillipson looks at Question Time’s ‘illuminating and alarming’ debate on the Abu Qatada affair.
Emma Hutton, EDF’s Human Rights Programme Director, blogs on the eve of publication of the Leveson report into press ethics.
Writing in the Guardian in a personal capacity, Baroness O’Neill, Chair of the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), asks ‘So, what is a free press?’
The Guardian published letters about the Equality and Human Rights Commission from Equalities Minister Maria Miller and EHRC interim chair Margaret Prosser in November 2012.
A letter from Maria Miller, Secretary of State for Women and Equalities, about reform of the Equality and Human Rights Commission was published in the Guardian on 9 November 2012.
The Equality & Human Rights Commission in Wales held its 3rd annual human rights lecture, given by Baroness Nuala O’Loan DBE, on 2 October 2012.
The Secretary of State for Justice announced plans to reform the European Court of Human Rights at the Brighton Conference in April 2012.
On 1 March 2012, the Independent newspaper published a letter by Thomas Hammarberg, the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights.
On 26 January 2012, the Attorney General gave a lecture to London Common Law and Commercial Bar on the European Court of Human Rights and its relationship with the UK and the UK courts.
In January 2012, the Prime Minister David Cameron gave a speech stressing the UK’s commitment to human rights but proposing reforms to the European Court of Human Rights.