Posts Tagged: European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)

Why the European Convention on Human Rights should be important to young people

Since the UK’s decision to leave the European Union was announced, there has been further discussion of whether the UK should now choose to remain or withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Theresa May expressed her opposition

Why the European Convention on Human Rights should be important to young people

Since the UK’s decision to leave the European Union was announced, there has been further discussion of whether the UK should now choose to remain or withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Theresa May expressed her opposition

Calais bulldozers

~ Since August, Renke Meuwese has spent a total of 10 weeks working at the Calais refugee camp. Renke is a Quaker from the Netherlands, Co-Clerk of the Europe and Middle East Quaker youth organisation, and a QCEA Council member.

Calais bulldozers

~ Since August, Renke Meuwese has spent a total of 10 weeks working at the Calais refugee camp. Renke is a Quaker from the Netherlands, Co-Clerk of the Europe and Middle East Quaker youth organisation, and a QCEA Council member.

How has the Brighton Declaration Affected the Defence of Human Rights in Europe?

With just a month remaining of its six-month Chairmanship of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers, the UK was determined to make its mark. The European Court of Human Rights (the Court) certainly created a lot of press attention

How has the Brighton Declaration Affected the Defence of Human Rights in Europe?

With just a month remaining of its six-month Chairmanship of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers, the UK was determined to make its mark. The European Court of Human Rights (the Court) certainly created a lot of press attention

What does the Draft Brighton Declaration Mean for Human Rights in Europe?

The United Kingdom, in its capacity as Chair of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers, is organising a conference on the future of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg. From 18th to 20th April representatives from

What does the Draft Brighton Declaration Mean for Human Rights in Europe?

The United Kingdom, in its capacity as Chair of the Council of Europe’s Committee of Ministers, is organising a conference on the future of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in Strasbourg. From 18th to 20th April representatives from

European Court of Human Rights rules on Right to Conscientious Objection to Military Service

A ground-breaking judgment of the European Court of Human Rights on 7 July 2011 confirms that states have a duty to respect the right to conscientious objection. The case is that of Bayatyan v Aermenia (Application no 23459/03 / 1/6/2011).

European Court of Human Rights rules on Right to Conscientious Objection to Military Service

A ground-breaking judgment of the European Court of Human Rights on 7 July 2011 confirms that states have a duty to respect the right to conscientious objection. The case is that of Bayatyan v Aermenia (Application no 23459/03 / 1/6/2011).