The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has called for the suspension of the use of automated facial recognition (AFR) and predictive algorithms in policing in England and Wales, until their impact has been independently scrutinised and laws are improved.
The UK signed the Istanbul Convention on 8 June 2012, yet four Parliaments and three Prime Ministers later, the Government continues to stall on ratification and therefore is not legally bound by its provisions, writes Angela Crawley MP.
Michael Cashman talks to Gary Connor about his new book, 'One of Them: From Albert Square to Parliament Square' and the long fight for LGBT equality
The Bar Council expresses its grave concern at the latest legislative measure by the Polish parliament, passed on 23 January 2020, which interferes, once more, with the independence of the judiciary, a principle which is internationally recognised.
The limited power of British National (Overseas) Passports, coupled with the recent situation in Hong Kong, has led to calls in the House and in Hong Kong for the rights of these Passport holders to be strengthened, writes Stephen Hammond MP.
Amid chaos over who will be the torchbearer for Corbynism, Sir Keir Starmer has quickly emerged as the clear favourite to be next Labour leader.
Ahead of the UN committee on the Rights of the Child inspection next year, we must improve child mental health services, services for children seeking asylum, child homelessness, and the treatment of children in trouble with the law, writes Baroness Massey.
The parties’ attention will be on the election end game as campaigning enters its final week, but 10 December also marks Human Rights Day as a chance to look back at a bitterly polarised Britain in 2019.
John McDonnell has admitted he is "worried" that his party's handling of anti-semitism could play a role in costing them the election.