A decade after my mother’s murder, fear still reigns in Chechnya | Lana Estemirova | Opinion

A decade after my mother’s murder, fear still reigns in Chechnya | Lana Estemirova | Opinion

Aged eight, I have a nightmare. Russian soldiers are breaking down the door of our flat. Mum and I run into the sunlit living room. A hand grabs me roughly and yanks me away from my mother, causing a sharp pain in my elbow. Her screams echo in my ears – but I can’t utter […]

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Fears homeless charities are being turned into 'immigration enforcers'

Fears homeless charities are being turned into ‘immigration enforcers’

The Home Office is using homelessness charities to get sensitive personal data that could see migrant rough sleepers being deported, a campaign group has warned. Human rights group Liberty are warning that under the scheme front line workers would ask homeless people for their personal information, and share that information with the Home Office without their […]

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Rochdale grooming gang including 'The Master' still in town decade after scandal

Rochdale grooming gang including ‘The Master’ still in town decade after scandal

Four memebers of a notorious Rochdale grooming gang have still not been deported a decade after preying on girls as young as 12. Shabir Ahmed, 66, Qari Abdul Rauf, 50, Abdul Aziz, 48 and Adil Khan, 49, were among nine men convicted in 2012 of a catalogue of serious sex offences against vulnerable victims in […]

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Equality body launches investigation of Labour antisemitism claims | Politics

Labour has been placed under formal investigation by the equalities watchdog over whether the party has unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) said it was launching an official inquiry under section 20 of the Equality Act 2006 after carrying out preliminary investigations since […]

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Tories broke human rights laws by leaving kids to go hungry, top watchdog claims

Tories broke human rights laws by leaving kids to go hungry, top watchdog claims

Cruel Tories broke human rights laws by leaving kids to go hungry through welfare cuts, a top international watchdog claims today. Delivering a scathing verdict on a decade of austerity, New York-based Human Rights Watch accuses the Government of breaching its duty to ensure the right to adequate food. Hated welfare cuts are to blame […]

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Council of Europe votes to maintain Russia’s membership | World news

Russia will remain in the Council of Europe after ministers at the human rights organisation moved to end a bitter dispute following the annexation of Crimea. Meeting in Helsinki, ministers of the 47-nation body voted overwhelmingly in favour of a declaration that said “all member states should be entitled to participate on an equal basis” […]

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Owner ‘forced’ workers to clean septic tank by ‘blackmailing’ them; arrested for alleged negligence

The owner of a semi-built plot, where two workers died while cleaning a septic tank, was arrested for alleged negligence, police said on Wednesday. Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal met the family members of the victims in the evening and promised a compensation of Rs 10 lakh to the kin of the deceased. The BJP […]

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Amal Clooney flashes endless legs in mini-dress at George Clooney's Catch 22 premiere

Amal Clooney flashes endless legs in mini-dress at George Clooney’s Catch 22 premiere

Amal Clooney supported her husband George at the Catch 22 premiere last night. The human rights lawyer, 41, looked utterly incredible as she stepped out arm-in-arm with her Hollywood star husband, 57, on Tuesday, as he launched his new TV show. She sported an emerald green asymmetrical dress for the occasion, which featured a statement […]

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ISIS bride Shamima Begum 'gets legal aid to fight for British citizenship back'

ISIS bride Shamima Begum ‘gets legal aid to fight for British citizenship back’

ISIS bride Shamima Begum has been granted legal aid to fight for her British citizenship back, according to reports. Her family have reportedly hired lawyer Gareth Peirce, who once represented hate preacher Abu Qatada. The Daily Mail reports she has been awarded taxpayer cash to appeal against Home Secretary Sajid Javid’s decision to revoke her […]

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Russia violated rights of detained opposition leader, court rules | World news

The European court of human rights has ruled that Russia violated the rights of the opposition leader Alexei Navalny by placing him under house arrest in 2014 and imposing other restrictive measures. Navalny was held under house arrest for months from February 2014 while he and his brother Oleg were investigated for embezzlement in a […]

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