Just had a lovely message from Peter Tatchell who is supporting the Hang 'Em campaign for a balanced parliament. In it he points out that representative government is a human rights issue, and suggests that a hung parliament is the best chance of achieving it.
The conviction and £1,000 fine imposed on a homophobic Christian street preacher in Glasgow has been condemned by the human rights campaigner Peter Tatchell, as "an attack on free speech and a heavy-handed, excessive response to homophobia."
The conviction of five Muslim men who demonstrated at a home-coming parade by the Royal Anglian Regiment in Luton is an infringement of free speech and free protest, says veteran human rights activist Peter Tatchell.
Secularist campaigners will be marching to the Italian Embassy in London today, in a demonstration coinciding with one in Rome against the Vatican's interventions in Italian, European and global politics.