'Show trials' by dictatorships have repeatedly been shown to have no basis in law.
From wearables with monitoring chips to face scanners that assess your contentment, workplace surveillance seems to be going in one direction.
If the Semenya ruling by the Court for Arbitration in Sport remains unchallenged, this way of thinking and behaving might filter into the International Olympic Committee
Soldier amnesty plans pose grave challenges to human rights – and set the stage for a future showdown with the European Court of Human Rights.
Mistaken links between the EU and the European Convention on Human Rights could be one factor that sees the UK losing out on these vital supranational laws.
Despite its controversial nature, new research into the not proven verdict shows it helps juries ascribe guilt more adequately.
Despite its reputation, Russia has contributed much more to international law than it's sometimes given credit for.
... and why their treatment angered human rights campaigners at the time.
The Conservative party manifesto's repudiation of the ‘libertarian right’ bodes ill for the European Court of Human Rights.
A Norwegian appeal court has ruled that the mass murderer's human rights are not being violated by the conditions of his imprisonment.
Three key rulings by the UK Supreme Court and their legal implications.
The European Court of Human Rights will consider whether Breivik's human rights have been violated by his solitary detention.
The UK government plans to suspend parts of the European Convention on Human Rights in future conflicts.
Nicola Sturgeon's 'named person' plan for supporting children is a good idea with a major flaw.
It is no threat to UK sovereignty and protects vulnerable citizens – so why replace the Human Rights Act?
The home secretary is campaigning against Brexit, but with a caveat.
The Conservatives have got it half-right by seeking to repeal the Human Rights Act. Too bad they want to replace it with something almost as unhelpful.
Cameron backs down on plans to cut ties with Europe to avoid a backbench revolt -- but this isn't over.
Citizens need to be able to seek remedies for breaches of human rights in our own courts.
You'd think that the "conscience of Europe" would strive to protect migrants' human rights.