Archived Human Rights stories

 
Published Wednesday February 13 2019
Mr Kamil Ahmad deceased
The murderer of Kamil Ahmad has received a life sentence with a minimum term of 23 years.
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Published Wednesday February 13 2019
‘Seni’s law’ in House of Commons for MPs’ vote
‘Seni’s Law’ - named after Olaseni ‘Seni’ Lewis, a 23 year old IT graduate who died as a result of prolonged restraint by police officers whilst a voluntary inpatient at Bethlem Royal Hospital in 2010 - has its second reading in the House of Commons on 3 November 2017. Raju Bhatt and...
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Published Wednesday February 13 2019
Landmark review on deaths in police custody
The Independent review of deaths and serious incidents in police custody by Dame Elish Angiolini has been published by the Home Office. Raju Bhatt was appointed as a member of the Reference Group assisting Dame Elish with the review.
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Published Wednesday February 13 2019
Kamil Ahmad deceased
A jury at Bristol Crown Court has found Jeffery Barry guilty of murdering Kamil Ahmad. Questions must now be answered as to why Mr Ahmad's life was not protected by the authorities. Tony Murphy of Bhatt Murphy acts for Mr Ahmad's family.
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Published Wednesday February 13 2019
UN Special Rapporteur publishes 2016 UK report
Maina Kiai, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights to Freedom of Peaceful Assembly and Association, has published his 2016 report in which he criticises numerous surveillance practices in the UK and their detrimental impact on protest and free assembly.
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Concern at propoals to limit the Human Rights Act Read More
 
UN Intervention in Belhaj appeal Read More
 
UN Special Rapporteur publishes 2016 UK report Read More
 
Concern at propoals to limit the Human Rights Act Read More
 
Bhatt Murphy instructed in The People vs Snoopers charter legal challenge Read More
 
Access to Justice Commission – Interim Report Read More
 
Transgender rights in Criminal Justice Read More
 
Birth parents to deliver call for public enquiry Read More
 
Public Inquiry sought into adoption practices Read More
 
Transgender Europe Legal Network Seminar Read More
 
Bach report into legal aid Read More
 
RebLaw UK 2017 Read More