Articles tagged "Human Rights"

Ukraine Daily Summary - Monday, 18 April 2022

Russia plans to "retrain" teachers from temporarily occupied territories at special camps -- Russia fires five missiles at Lviv -- Russian military launches missile strike at Dnipropetrovsk Oblast -- Russians fail to launch large-scale offensive in Donbas as Ukrainian forces hold them back -- Although offensive shifts to eastern Ukraine, Russia’s ultimate goal hasn't changed -- and more

Tory Ministers to Stop Supply of Free Covid Tests to Universities in England with just 48 Hours Notice

Education leaders criticise ‘reckless’ move, after first case of ending mass distribution of LFTs (Lateral Flow Tests)

Another Country - Not the One I Represented as a Diplomat for 30 Years

Alexandra Hall Hall, who resigned from the Foreign Office over Brexit lies, now thinks the British malaise is much deeper than that or Boris Johnson

Time to Stop the Rot

The UK may be the only democracy in the world without a written constitution – a ‘higher’ law or code to which all others must conform.

The End of GDPR & the Rise of Data Discrimination

Corrupt, Tory profiteers eliminate data protection to allow their donors to make huge profits from your private data

Fear Dominic Raab will Target Human Rights Act in his New Justice Post

“I don’t support the Human Rights Act and I don’t believe in economic and social rights.” - Dominic Rabb, 2009

Awaiting a ‘Tsunami of Covid’ - UK Lecturers Fear Students’ Return

The fears are evidence-based, she says. “Universities are asking people to come back to campus without mandating that basic things are in place to make it safe. It’s not about emotion.”

Boris Johnson Faces Rebellion Over ‘Intolerable’ Hunger and Poverty in Home Counties

Call for ministers not to ignore the cost of living crisis faced by people “in real trouble” who had been “tipped over the edge” financially by the pandemic

UK's Investigative Journalism Finds Itself Heading Towards ‘Authoritarian Police State’

Proposed changes to the Official Secrets Act by the Home Office would see investigative journalists threatened with up to 14 years in prison for ‘unauthorised disclosures’

Sage Adviser - Ministers Trying to Get as Many as Possible Infected With Covid

Ministers & Boris Johnson accused of allowing infections to rip through the younger population in an effort to bolster levels of immunity

Boris Johnson Said He Was Not Prepared to Lock Down the Country to Save People in Their 80s

Cummings - Johnson held out on reimposing Covid restrictions because “the people who are dying are essentially all over 80.”

Outrage as Boris Johnson Rules out Urgent Inquiry into Covid-19 Pandemic Mistakes

Tory government has caused anger among bereaved families by telling them it are 'too busy' to start an inquiry into the UK’s handling of the Covid pandemic.