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Student Diversity: The People and Cultures of the World in one Cohort

This short was designed to display the variety of students and alumni attending the EMHRPP Symposium in 2016. This consisted of current students studying on the programme, finishing students...

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2016 Symposium Student Interviews

This video contains excerpts from interviews recorded with students and alumni attending the 2016 Symposium, at the University of Deusto in Bilbao, Spain. Students were asked questions about their...

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‘Protest doesn’t have to be loud and angry’

Angry activism has a place, but there are gentler ways to make a difference too. The Craftivist Collective’s Sarah Corbett makes a case for craft-based activism in an article...

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‘This could be the most dramatic step forward for women’s rights in Northern Ireland in generations – but it is precarious’

Northern Ireland women’s rights have suddenly become a major political issue, after being ignored or misunderstood by many people in the rest of the UK for years. In light...

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Out of sight, out of mind: Unlocking detention

Thousands of people are locked up in prison-like buildings indefinitely under immigration powers. Eiri Ohtani reports on a project to shine a spotlight on the unreported world of detention...

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Social Activism: How Brexit helped spark a new listening project

“When we feel heard and have time and space to hear others, we feel connected, safe and accepted” Positive news reports on a ‘listening circle’ that has been launched...

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Human Rights Watch.org: Afghanistan Agony for Returning Refugees

Thousands Pushed Into ‘Voluntary Returns’ Face Fresh Dangers at Home. Read the full article by Ahmad Shuja here: https://www.hrw.org/news/2016/10/19/afghanistan-agony-returning-refugees  

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What is the Human Rights Act (UK)?

The Human Rights Act 1998 All of the detail of the UK act from the Equality and Human Rights Commission can be found here: https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/en/human-rights/human-rights-act

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UK may have breached human rights over Grenfell Tower, says UN

Special rapporteur says views of survivors have not been heard before and after the fire: https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2018/mar/09/grenfell-tower-uk-may-have-breached-human-rights-says-un    

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Eight reasons why the Human Rights Act makes the UK a better place

Here are eight reasons why Amnesty International think the Human Rights Act makes the UK a much better place:   https://www.amnesty.org.uk/eight-reasons-why-human-rights-act-has-made-uk-better-place-british-bill-of-rights

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