Law and religion round-up – 23rd February

This week, mainly a very long list of links…

Human rights in UK law

A group of lawyers and representatives of charities involved in human rights issues, headed by Andrew Copson (Chief Executive, Humanists UK), Daniel Gorman (Director, English PEN), Martha Spurrier (Director, Liberty) and Jodie Ginsberg (Chief Executive, Index on Censorship) has had the following letter published in the Daily Telegraph:

“SIR – While every system could be improved, and protecting rights and freedoms for all is a balancing act, our Human Rights Act is a proportionate and well-drafted protection for the fundamental liberties and responsibilities of everyone in Britain. Continue reading