Tag Archives: Human Rights

Don’t let the UN poverty report get lost in Brexit Translation – ACT

Professor Philip Alston, the United Nations (UN) Special Rapporteur for Extreme Poverty and Human Rights will deliver the preliminary findings of his investigation into UK poverty tomorrow. Conveniently for the government, the mainstream press will likely be to busy covering Brexit to push the findings. This will be the fifth, (yes fifth), report by the UN since 2010 and although

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WATCH as UN Rapporteur urges people to ensure report isn’t swept under the carpet

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Guest Contribution By Lizzie Fletcher & Lucy Wood of Unity News As I’m unwell my fellow independent journalists have stepped in to help me out. I am very grateful for their kindness. The United Nations previously reported on the poverty crisis affecting the UK as a result of the Tories austerity policies but the Government have ignored it. This time

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Hugh Grant knocks Trump decision to defund Palestinian Refugee Agency

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Actor Hugh Grant is never afraid to say what he thinks. In recent times he has taken to backing what some may call divisive topics. He’s been very open about his opposition to Brexit, he’s blasted the Tory Government for there discriminatory policies and now he has thrown his support behind the UN Palestinian Refugee Agency; @UNRWA. What Hugh Grant is

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UN visit will leave Tories nowhere to hide on poverty failings

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The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) are sending a world renowned human rights and law Professor to the UK in November. What won’t please the government, is that he has asked for public submissions to aid him in his investigation. This will make it hard for the Tories to spin as teething issues. The United Nations Human Rights Council

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