Human rights and international courts
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Human rights and international courts

22 June 2017

Human rights: the friend of foreign criminals

How human-rights law demeans democracy and citizenship.

2 May 2017

The great unspoken issue of the election: democracy

The public wants democratic control. Politicians must give it to us.

7 September 2016

Addicted to the state

A recent human-rights case shows the dangers of giving addicts drug substitutes.

27 August 2016

‘Sporting drama at its best’

Podcast: Duleep Allirajah tells spiked his highlights from the Rio Olympics.

24 August 2016

The liberal case for scrapping the Human Rights Act

Human rights do not protect our freedom – they limit it.

10 May 2016

The Human Rights Act is no friend of freedom

The HRA hasn’t protected freedoms – it's undermined them.

21 October 2015

This China-bashing exposes Britain’s own insecurities

Why Xi Jinping’s visit has prompted so much handwringing.

15 October 2015

Refugee crisis: lighting candles is not enough

Adopt-a-Syrian? How patronising can you get.

14 September 2015

The moral cowardice of the drone debate

Who cares if killing those jihadis was legal? The question is: was it right?