HRA 15: Letting us learn

When Chrisann Jarrett dreamed of going to university she never thought the law would prevent her from accessing the support she needed - that's when she got active and used the Human Rights Act to campaign for change.Read more

HRA Year 14: Advocacy for Older People framed within the Human Rights Act

A Guest Blog by Kath Parson from the Older People's Advocacy Alliance about the importance of the HRA to their advocacy workRead more

HRA Year 14: Protecting the right to liberty

Celebrating year 14 of the HRA: the Cheshire West case and the right to libertyRead more

HRA Year 14: Why Reprieve will fight to keep the Human Rights Act

A Guest Blog from Omran Belhadi, Reprieve Bertha Fellow, Abuses in Counter-Terrorism Team on why Reprieve will fight to retain the Human Rights ActRead more

HRA Year 14: How the Human Rights Act Helps Vulnerable People Receiving Care

A guest blog from Richard Copson, Senior Human Rights Solicitor at Slater and Gordon Lawyers UK on how the HRA helps Vulnerable People Receiving CareRead more

HRA Year 13: Standing up for the Vulnerable

Amina Hussain looks at the how the Human Rights Act ensured accountability in the case of ZH v The Commissioner of Police for the MetropolisRead more

HRA Year 12: Bringing the truth to light

Tomas Baynes, from the British Institute of Human Rights, looks at how the HRA has helped families seek truth in their relative's cases.Read more

HRA Year 11: Helping keep families together

Celebrating year 11 of the HRA: reflecting on the landmark case of NearyRead more

HRA Year 10: Pro patria mori - how the Human Rights Act protects soldiers and their families

Gracie Bradley, Human Rights Officer at BIHR, looks at how the HRA has protected soldiers and their families.Read more

HRA Year 9: The Sword and the Shield

Richard Wingfield looks at how the HRA provides a sword and a shield for protecting human rights in the UK.Read more

HRA Year 8: How the Human Rights Act Protects Children

Kim Harrison from Slater and Gordon explain how the Human Rights Act protects ChildrenRead more

HRA Year 7:Human rights are for everyone, whatever their frailty or flaws

Richard Wingfield, Senior Human Rights Officer, writes on how human rights are for everyone, whatever their frailty or flaws.Read more

HRA Year 7: How the HRA has helped protect families

Andrea Hopkins from the Family Rights Group writes on how the Human Rights Act has aided the work of the Family Rights GroupRead more

HRA Year 6: Protecting the right to protest

Richard Wingfield, Senior Human Rights Officer at BIHR writes on how the HRA helped protect the right to protest.Read more

HRA Year 5: The case of Adam and Limbuela

Deborah Singer from Asylum Aid looks at the case of Adam and Limbuela and how the Human Rights Act helped to protect them from destitution.Read more

HRA Year 5: The HRA and Northern Ireland

A blog from Brian Gormally Director CAJ giving the Northern Irish perspective on the issues relating to the repeal of the Human Rights ActRead more

HRA Year 4: How the HRA empowered the judiciary to stand up against the state

Victoria Vasey, Senior Human Rights Officer at Rights Watch (UK) writes on the important case of A v SSHD in which the Human Rights Act enabled British Judges to oppose unjust measures.Read more

HRA Year 4: The Difference It Makes: The Bournewood Case

Stephanie Davies from BIHR looks at how the Human Rights Act leads to lasting change with a blog on the Bournewood case.Read more

HRA Year 3: Allowing deceased parents to be named on birth certificates

Read how the Human Rights Act meant a mother could challenge the refusal to name her children's deceased father on their birth certificates, bringing about a change in our law.Read more

HRA Year 3:Zahid Mubarek, his murder and human rights legacy

Leander Neckles and Samir Jeraj from Necko Counsultancy and the Race Equality Foundation blog for our 15 days of action.Read more

HRA Year 2: Protecting the rights of disabled people

Celebrating year 2 of the HRA, we look at landmark cases protecting the rights of disabled womenRead more

The Human Rights Act: A Gold Standard for Local Government

Alan Waters, Leader of Norwich City Council, blogs about the Human Rights Act and Local Government, and how this offers a "gold standard" for local officials.Read more

HRA Year 1: Freedom of Expression

Guest blog by IMPRESS for our 15 Days of Action on freedom of expressionRead more

HRA Year 1: Why Slater and Gordon are Supporting the British Institute of Human Rights 15 Days of Action

Guest Blog from Kim Harrison at Slater and Gordon Lawyers are talking about the importance of Human Rights Act and the difference it has made to the lives of ordinary people.Read more

15 years of our Human Rights Act: what future for our human rights protections?

Sanchita Hosali, Deputy Director of the British Institute of Human Rights, kicks off our Human Rights Act blog series, and why 15 years of the law that protects us all is something to celebrate.Read more

Homing in on Human Rights

Human rights expert and academic, Professor Francesca Klug shares the story of her involvement in helping to draft the model for the Human Rights Act and reflects on its future, on this its 15th anniversary.Read more