Year 12 students visit Brunel University for Knowing Our Rights Workshop

Students from six Hillingdon schools participated in the ‘human rights and mock trial day’, delivered by the Knowing Our Rights (KOR) project, in collaboration with the widening participation office at Brunel University London. The students participated in various...
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Interdisciplinary symposium sheds light on interconnections between the human body and human rights

An exciting interdisciplinary symposium took place on 12 February 2018, at the Friends’ House in Euston, London, on ‘The Body and Human Rights’, hosted by Brunel University’s Global Lives Research Centre, the ‘Knowing Our Rights’ (KOR) research project, and the...
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Challenges to Judicial Independence in Times of Crisis

Judicial independence is increasingly under threat, at home and abroad. The rise of populist and nationalist sentiment threatens to undermine the separation of powers, with judges being portrayed as elitist and ‘enemies of the people’, and governmental interference...
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Brexit as a human rights issue

"Research undertaken by 'Knowing Our Rights' and 'Britain in Europe' experts on the impact of Brexit on human rights is helping give the entire debate on Brexit a crucial human rights dimension. The argument, in particular, that the continued uncertainty over the...

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European Convention on Human Rights was attacked as a proxy for the EU

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Britain in Europe Brunel University Open Society Foundation