Human Rights and the ‘Never Again’ Justification; Part III of IV

[Protesters, pictured above protest about the rate of murders committed against Boer/white farmers in South Africa.  According to the organisation Genocide-Watch, they are at risk of genocide, see here.  Are human rights laws likely to prevent genocide?  This is part 3 of a 4 part article examining the ‘Never Again’ justification for human rights laws; in other words the argument…

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Human Rights Laws & the ‘Never Again’ Justification; Part II of IV

[This is Part II of IV of an article about whether human rights laws serve as an effective prevention against genocide and/or democide.  See here for Part I] To what extent do legal instruments that are designed to protect human rights, reduce human rights violations? Statistical studies have sought to measure a state’s human rights performance before and after a…

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Human Rights Laws & The ‘Never Again’ justification; Part I of IV

Introduction At the end of this article, is a short video produced by an organisation called ‘Human-Rights-Info’. The video argues that codified human rights laws are necessary to prevent genocide. This is known as the ‘never again’ justification and was the rationale for the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (“UNDHR”), which inspired the European Convention on Human Rights (“ECHR”). See here…

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REVIEW OF THE RICHARD PAGE JUDGMENT

Further to my last post, I impart herein, my report and analysis of the judgment in the case of Richard Page vs NHS Trust Development Authority, see here for the full judgment. The Claimant’s causes of action were direct discrimination, indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation, all contrary to the Equality Act 2010.  The Claimant was not an employee and so there…

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