Human rights

Here’s what people in Dover really think about UK immigration
Immigration

Here’s what people in Dover really think about UK immigration

The day after a petrol bomb was thrown at a Dover immigration centre, Home Secretary Suella Braverman used the word “invasion” to describe people crossing the English Channel on small boats. We asked the people of Dover what they really thought.

Essential voices of protest must not be compromised
Paul McNamee

Essential voices of protest must not be compromised

If there aren’t people challenging unnecessary orthodoxy, we’ll find ourselves in a sorry state, writes Big Issue editor Paul McNamee

The government’s anti-protest bill is back. Here’s what you might not know about it
Public Order Bill

The government’s anti-protest bill is back. Here’s what you might not know about it

The cost of the Public Order Bill could reach £17.9 million over the next decade

Homeless people are being ‘disproportionately criminalised’ by anti-social behaviour laws
Rough sleeping

Homeless people are being ‘disproportionately criminalised’ by anti-social behaviour laws

Why are anti-monarchy protesters being arrested after the Queen’s death?
Protest

Why are anti-monarchy protesters being arrested after the Queen’s death?

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Rwanda scheme protesters fear treatment of refugees will worsen under Liz Truss
Activism

Rwanda scheme protesters fear treatment of refugees will worsen under Liz Truss

Met Police banned a man from Shoreditch ‘after he filmed a stop and search’
Met Police

Met Police banned a man from Shoreditch ‘after he filmed a stop and search’

Raja Shehadeh: We weren’t close in life, but in researching my father I finally understand him
Palestine

Raja Shehadeh: We weren’t close in life, but in researching my father I finally understand him

Boris Johnson leaves with ‘trust in politics at an all time low’, say campaigners
Boris Johnson

Boris Johnson leaves with ‘trust in politics at an all time low’, say campaigners

The UK approach to replacing the Human Rights Act is just as worrying as the replacement itself
Human rights

The UK approach to replacing the Human Rights Act is just as worrying as the replacement itself

Public Order Bill: Linking arms at a protest could mean a year in prison under proposed laws, warn MPs
Right to protest

Public Order Bill: Linking arms at a protest could mean a year in prison under proposed laws, warn MPs

Rwanda deportations: What is the European Court of Human Rights, and why did it stop the UK flight from taking off?
Rwanda policy

Rwanda deportations: What is the European Court of Human Rights, and why did it stop the UK flight from taking off?

Nearly 1 in 3 worried they could be homeless or sofa-surfing in the next 5 years
Housing crisis

Nearly 1 in 3 worried they could be homeless or sofa-surfing in the next 5 years

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Cadbury faces claims its chocolate is sourced from farms using child labour
Child labour

Cadbury faces claims its chocolate is sourced from farms using child labour

Early ‘pills by post’ abortions service could be made permanent by MPs
Health

Early ‘pills by post’ abortions service could be made permanent by MPs

Met Police drop court case against woman for begging after legal challenge
Homelessness

Met Police drop court case against woman for begging after legal challenge

Labour Party told to commit to making decent housing a human right
Housing

Labour Party told to commit to making decent housing a human right

Home Office rough sleeping scheme ‘put people in danger of detention and deportation’
homelessness

Home Office rough sleeping scheme ‘put people in danger of detention and deportation’

Rough sleepers are being offered legal advice to protect against ‘misused’ police powers
Rough sleeping

Rough sleepers are being offered legal advice to protect against ‘misused’ police powers

Sex workers reveal the shocking things police say when they report violence and harassment
Social Justice

Sex workers reveal the shocking things police say when they report violence and harassment

Borders Bill will be ‘catastrophic’ for victims of modern slavery, MPs told
Home Office

Borders Bill will be ‘catastrophic’ for victims of modern slavery, MPs told

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UK ‘abandoning’ human rights, says Amnesty
News

UK ‘abandoning’ human rights, says Amnesty

Human Rights Day: The fight for rights goes on for food and housing
News

Human Rights Day: The fight for rights goes on for food and housing

“Frankie Boyle is on the hunger strike – and is a bit upset”
Culture

“Frankie Boyle is on the hunger strike – and is a bit upset”