In a blog published in June 2013, lawyer Paul Harvey points out that the Human Rights Act has become ‘part of the legal fabric of the country’ and is assimilated into the work of every public body.
The Francis Report was published on 6 February 2013 and EDF’s Human Rights Director said ‘It’s time to put respect for human rights at the heart of the NHS’.
In January 2013, the EDF and other non-governmental organisations wrote to the Equality and Human Rights Commission offering support to the Commission in fulfilling its role.
‘Language and the Law: In Conversation with Lucy Scott-Moncrieff’ is the recording of a public event held at the LSE in London on 22 January 2013.
In a piece for the UK Human Rights Blog, Amy Williams analyses the conflicting views of the authors of ‘A UK Bill of Rights – The Choice Before Us’.
The HRA is ‘an example of British legislation that has enabled people from all walks of life to claim their rights here …’, says Francesca Klug.
On Human Rights Day, Civil Society Groups – including EDF – sent an open letter to the PM and Deputy PM asking them to protect universal human rights.
In a blog for the OSF website for Human Rights Day, Emma Hutton explains what EDF is doing to ‘make rights real for everyone, everywhere, every day’.
‘Dos and don’ts for the bill of rights commission’ by Colin Harvey and Colm O’Cinneide was published on the Guardian website on 29 November 2012.
In ‘Debating the Abu Qatada affair’, Gavin Phillipson looks at Question Time’s ‘illuminating and alarming’ debate on the Abu Qatada affair.