Human Rights

UK forcibly sending Iraqis back to danger zone
Human Rights Migrants

UK forcibly sending Iraqis back to danger zone

 The government is continuing to deport failed  asylum seekers in Britain back to Baghdad despite the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) formally writing to the UK requesting that they cease such activity.   The Foreign Office minister Alistair Burt recently rebutted the ECHR’s request and confirmed that there would […]

Ending the violence…
Human Rights

Ending the violence…

As the civil war continues and the human rights crisis is still impacting the lives of many, action toward improving conditions in Colombia is essential. On 8 December, Justice For Colombia will be co-hosting a public meeting at the British Parliament. Colombia’s record of human rights violations is devastating, as numerous incidents […]

ECtHR proposes fees for applicants
Human Rights

ECtHR proposes fees for applicants

In an attempt to curb the amount of applications that don’t meet their admissibility criteria, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has announced a plan to require payment from individuals seeking justice for human rights violations. The ECtHR was established in 1959 in order to secure civil and political […]

The Forced Removal of Ron-lee Kasozi
Human Rights Migrants

The Forced Removal of Ron-lee Kasozi

In October 2009, 31-year-old clan-leader Ron-lee Kasozi, moved from Uganda to the United Kingdom in order to seek asylum. Despite the serious threats that await him in Uganda, the United Kingdom Border Agency has scheduled multiple removal directions for him. Lori DeGolyer Since his arrival to the United Kingdom, Kasozi […]