Tag Archives: Human Rights

When the Big Door Closes- New Report on Detention of Women Asylum Seekers

On Monday, a new report by Women For Refugee Women detailing the conditions of female asylum detainees was released. The report consisted of interviews with 46 women about their experiences in Yarl’s Wood Detention Centre. ‘When the big door closed it … Continue reading

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Theresa May’s Newest Attack on Humanity This post explains things much better than I ever could.

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Banal, Dangerous Stupidity

Yesterday The Telegraph ran an article on the proposals to further block foreign criminals from having access to Art8 appeals, backed by over 100 MPs. I could go on about the many different ways in which this proposal is wrong … Continue reading

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On The Value of a Life

A man is dying right now because of immigration rules. Ifa Muaza, a 45 year old Nigerian asylum seeker, has been on hunger strike at Harmondsworth Removal Centre for almost 3 months now. The High Court ruled last week that he must … Continue reading

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The Human Rights of the Dead

  The Guardian today have published an incredible report on the work of the International Commission of Missing Persons (ICMP). The ICMP works with biologists, geneticists, human rights activists, governments and victims groups to identify dead bodies found in mass graves … Continue reading

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David Cameron, Chahal and Human Rights

The key factor here is the European Court of Human Rights judgement in the Chahal case in 1996… Before the Chahal case, and before the Human Rights Act, if a Home Secretary had considered a foreign national to be sufficiently … Continue reading

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