JOINT

Enforcing Human Rights examined

09 May 2018

The Joint Committee on Human Rights looks into enforcement of Human Rights.

Witnesses

Wednesday 9 May, Committee Room 1, Palace of Westminster.

At 3.15pm

  • Professor David Mead, University of East Anglia Law School
  • Martha Spurrier, Director, Liberty
  • Dr Alice Donald, Senior Lecturer, School of Law, Middlesex University
  • Adam Wagner, Founder and Strategic Director, RightsInfo.

Focus of the session

  • Whether a ‘human rights culture’ exists in the UK
  • Public attitudes to human rights
  • Media reporting of human rights across the UK
  • Inaccurate reporting and corrections
  • Media criticism of the judiciary
  • Positive human rights narratives in media discourse

Further information

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