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Leading human rights groups have today warned that the Trade Union Bill is “a major attack on civil liberties in the UK”.
Although the Government has delayed plans to replace the Human Rights Act with a British Bill of Rights and Responsibilities, many areas of concern remain, says Liberty.
The outcome of the government's 18-month commission on a British Bill of Rights has exposed deep divisions within and beyond the coalition.
Michael Black and John Morgan have won a legal case which they brought after they were refused a room at a Berkshire Bed and Breakfast because they are a gay couple.
The civil liberties organisation Liberty has responded with dismay as plans for what it calls "a new Snooper’s Charter" and Secret Courts were included in today's Queen’s Speech.
The House of Commons Home Affairs Select Committee has today (30 March) made an urgent call for a major overhaul of the UK’s extradition arrangements with the US.
Liberty has today (14 February) launched a campaign, ‘For Their Eyes Only’, against the Government’s Justice and Security Green Paper.
Churches' action group Housing Justice has welcomed the recognition of the human rights dimensions of homelessness at a leading awards event.
Human rights heroes from various walks of life were rewarded for their achievements at Liberty’s Human Rights Awards last night (22 November).
Liberty has warned against extending the principle of “secret justice” into ordinary civil cases against the Government.
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