UK’s ‘headlong rush into abandoning human rights’ rebuked by Amnesty

UK’s ‘headlong rush into abandoning human rights’ rebuked by Amnesty

The Guardian

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Amnesty International has published a stark rebuke of the UK government’s stance on human rights, saying that it is “speeding towards the cliff edge” in its policies on housing and immigration, and criticising its seeming determination to end the legal right for the public to challenge government decisions in court.

In its annual report on human rights around the world, Amnesty International says the UK’s increasingly hostile attitude towards upholding and preserving human rights legislation raises “serious concerns”.

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