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Cameron’s human rights faceplant – Politico



Politico
Cameron's human rights faceplant
Politico
Many on the British right feel that this amounts to national castration. Cameron's solution is to replace the Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights, over which the UK authorities would have total control. He will detail the plan in the Queen's
Human Rights Act: What You Need To KnowSky News
Tom Brake: the Human Rights ActLiberal Democrats
Human rights row: Former lord chief justice backs bid to win back power from Express.co.uk
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‘Hate is organized in America’: Black activist fights back after death threats … – Raw Story



Raw Story
'Hate is organized in America': Black activist fights back after death threats
Raw Story
Social justice activist DeRay Mckesson praised Twitter on Monday after the social network suspended a conservative blogger who threatened his life. According to Re/code, Charles “Chuck” Johnson tweeted over the weekend that he was accepting donations …

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Lib Dem leadership rivals unite to save Human Rights Act – The Guardian



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Lib Dem leadership rivals unite to save Human Rights Act
The Guardian
Norman Lamb, the MP for North Norfolk and former care minister, warned that the country must not let the Conservative party “trample all over” human rights laws, arguing that they had “stopped the state spying on us, supported peaceful protest and
Lib Dem rivals unite to defend Human Rights ActScotsman
Lib Dem leadership contenders join forces to rally against plans to scrap Mirror.co.uk

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Anthropology panel addresses social justice – The Stanford Daily


Anthropology panel addresses social justice
The Stanford Daily
In the Intersections of Anthropology and Social Justice Panel on Wednesday students in the anthropology department presented on a diverse range of research projects and their own connection to issues of social justice. The panel, which is intended to

Tories at war over plan to scrap Human Rights Act – Telegraph.co.uk



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Tories at war over plan to scrap Human Rights Act
Telegraph.co.uk
The 1998 Human Rights Act incorporates the European Convention on Human Rights into British law. These rights are enforced by the Strasbourg court, which has the power to overturn rulings made by British courts, including the Supreme Court in London.

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Social-justice warriors readying a new war on free speech? – Hot Air


Social-justice warriors readying a new war on free speech?
Hot Air
Last month, the New York Times' Maggie Haberman reported that backers of same-sex marriage laws will shift their efforts, now that it appears that courts are ready to impose a constitutional right to state recognition of those relationships. The big

Attempt to scrap Human Rights Act will not get past Lords, Falconer warns Gove – The Guardian



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Attempt to scrap Human Rights Act will not get past Lords, Falconer warns Gove
The Guardian
The new shadow lord chancellor, Lord Falconer, has predicted that the Lords will throw out any attempt by the new justice secretary, Michael Gove, to replace the Human Rights Act. A new British bill of rights is expected to be included in next week's

Students put GIS skills to use on social justice projects – UW Today



UW Today
Students put GIS skills to use on social justice projects
UW Today
The course isn't new, but this quarter is the first time nearly all of the 10 class projects have an inequality or social justice aspect to them. That focus is intentional: Elwood is the co-founder of the Relational Poverty Network, a UW-based

Saudi Arabia seeks top spot on UN human rights council – Fox News



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Saudi Arabia seeks top spot on UN human rights council
Fox News
Saudi Arabia is making a bid to head the United Nations' Human Rights Council (HRC) just days after it posted a slew of new job openings for executioners who would help carry out beheadings amid a massive uptick in state-sanctioned killings in the country.
Saudi Arabia 'seeking to head United Nations Human Rights Council'The Independent
Saudi Arabia: The World's Next Human Rights Watchdog?FITSNews
Human rights advocates blast arms deal with Saudi ArabiaThe Globe and Mail
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‘Social Justice’–The Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing – Western Journalism


'Social Justice'–The Wolf In Sheep's Clothing
Western Journalism
At a recent government event, a new caucus was established, proudly proclaiming their goal is to promote Social Justice. A real estate agent recently set me a letter requesting contributions for a new group she established for purposes of promoting

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