Just Fair and Doctors of the World paper: Right to Health for All

The Home Office should not have access to NHS patients’ data, and NHS professionals should not be expected to guard our borders, say Just Fair and Doctors of the World.

In a June 2017 position paper (pdf), both organisations identify data-sharing between NHS and the Home Office as a threat to patients’ human rights.

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Hate Crime: Cause and Effect

Ebony Riddell Bamber, our Research and Impact Director, shares her thoughts from our first seminar on hate crime. Addressing hate crime is one of EDF’s 2016-2017 strategic priorities – get in touch if you’d like to get involved.

We held our Hate Crime: Cause & Effect seminar on 12 June, slap-bang in the aftermath of the election – which had left many of us bleary-eyed and fuzzy-headed – myself included.  Our audience included a multi-disciplinary mix of academics, NGO practitioners, researchers, policy makers and funders. If you missed it, don’t worry – it was live tweeted via #HateCrime17 and links to the presentations are below. Continue reading “Hate Crime: Cause and Effect”

QPol: Northern Ireland and Rigorous Impartiality – Untangling a Constitutional Mess

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Rigorous impartiality is vital to peace in Northern Ireland. And a Conservative-DUP deal risks “the careful work of decades of peace-building.”

In a June 2017 article for QPol, Professor Colin Harvey of Queens University Belfast looks at the potential impact of a DUP-Conservative deal on the Northern Ireland peace process.

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Oxford Human Rights Hub: What Price Human Rights and Equality in Northern Ireland?

Human rights are central to the Good Friday Agreement. And Northern Ireland has learned through hard experience “that complacency on rights and equality is not an option.”

In a June 2017 article for the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Colin Harvey of Queens University Belfast explores the state of human rights and equality in Northern Ireland.

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