Human rights

Your Rights is a site from Human Rights and civil Liberties organisation Liberty on Human Rights topics. Founded in 1934, Liberty is a membership organisation at the heart of the movement for fundamental rights and freedoms in the UK. The site provides information from Liberty’s legal team on many topics, including the Protection of Property Rights, the Right Not to be Discriminated Against, the Right of Free Expression, the Right of Peaceful Protest, the Right to Know, the Right to Privacy, the Rights of Children and Young People, the Rights of Defendents, the Rights of Immigrants, the Rights of Parents, the Rights of People with Mental Disorder and the Rights of Prisoners, the Rights of Suspects, the Rights of the Bereaved, the Rights of Travellers, the Rights of Victims and Witnesses and the Rights of Workers. The site also covers ways in which the English legal system approaches these topics (civil action, judicial review, government, local government, courts, the media, police etc.) Most recently, the site looks at the effect that Brexit will/may have on Human Rights There is a comprehensive list of organizations and publications, a FAQ section and information on how to ask further questions on an individual basis (Liberty apparently already respond to around 5,000 individual questions a year). There is also a discussion forum.

Deighton Pierce Glynn is a highly respected civil rights and judicial review litigation firm. They work with campaign groups and advice agencies, as well as individuals, particularly relating to judicial reviews. There is a large amount of information on the site on many human rights issues and current developments.

Leigh, Day & Co. of London, are a key human rights firm. As it quotes on the home page “Firms like Leigh Day are essential to redress the balance between big organisations and ‘the small man’ seeking justice.” and “If you believe your human rights have been denied to you, Leigh Day’s human rights and civil liberties team is one of the leading team of practitioners in this specialist area in the country.” There is a large amount of information on the site covering many human rights topics and development.