There’s No Such Thing as Trivial Rights

19 Feb, 2015 | Blogs, Latest, Protecting Human Rights in the UK, Uncategorized

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There’s No Such Thing as Trivial Rights

The Conservative Party’s proposal to repeal the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA), argues that one of the HRAs shortcomings is its failure to distinguish between serious and trivial human rights. This article, by Talina Hurzeler, explores how this proposed distinction contradicts the contemporary international understanding of the human rights framework and must not be supported.

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