Tag Archives: Human Rights

Human Rights Act v British Bill of Rights

This post draws on the European Parliament’s Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought 2011 event which was held in Europe House on 8 December. The Prize – which honours the celebrated figure of legendary Soviet scientist and dissident Andrei Sakharov … Continue reading

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Viva la Revolución? new Cuba guideline case

“… Liberators do not exist. The people liberate themselves.” Contrary to what Castro’s close comrade Che Guevara claimed, Cuba is one of the world’s last remaining autocratic communist regimes. Historically, the revolutionary country was once considered a bastion against imperialism. Yet … Continue reading

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