Is London at the forefront of human rights?

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Is London at the forefront of human rights?
10th December 2014

Peter Tatchell, a human rights campaigner and Sanchita Hosali, from the British Institute of Human Rights, discuss the importance and relevance of human rights to London and the UK. 

Human Rights Day is annually celebrated on December 10 and this year the theme is “Human Rights 365”, which emphasises the fundamental human rights that everyone is entitled to, every single day of the year. 

Human Rights Day has been celebrated every year since its inception in 1950, yet today some MPs want to scrap the Human Rights Act.  
Peter and Sanchita discuss whether the UK is doing enough and whether it is the Government's responsibility to guide the way and involve the UK when other countries abuse their citizens human rights.
 

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