Latest News From BIHR

Human Rights Protections in Care Homes

17 January 2014

Ask your MP to make sure all people in care homes can access their human rights protections - see BIHR's sample letter

BIHR briefing on ECHR consultation

14 January 2014

A consultation is seeking views on the future of the European Convention on Human Rights and the European Court of Human Rights. Read BIHR's briefing on why your voice matters!

URGENT ACTION: Ask your MP to speak up for human rights in care homes on Monday

13 December 2013

On Monday 16 December MPs will begin to debate key parts of the Care Bill, including whether to keep a new provision which makes sure people receiving care have their human rights protected.

BIHR Press Release: Over 100 groups call for leaders to stand firm on Human Rights at home

10 December 2013

Read BIHR's press release as over 100 civil society groups, representing people from all walks of life have come together this Human Rights Day to ask our political leaders to acknowledge “the vital role of human rights in ensuring a fair and healthy democracy, helping us all to live with dignity and respect.”

 

BIHR welcomes Welsh Government Plans for a Declaration on the Rights of Older People

10 December 2013

Today, on Human Rights Day, the Welsh Government has announced plans for a public consultation on proposals for a Declaration on the Rights of Older People.