Matthew Hedges, a British academic and researcher, was arrested and accused of espionage in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in May 2018. There were allegations that Hedges was tortured while in detention. According to reports, he was subjected to solitary confinement, physical assault, prolonged interrogation and denial of basic rights during his imprisonment. The UAE [...]

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As the first Asian, first Muslim, and seventh woman to serve at the helm of the Law Society of England and Wales, Lubna Shuja is devoted to advancing the rule of law. “I will continue to uphold the rule of law, scrutinise changes in legislation and make sure that – regardless of their means, background [...]

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As the first Asian, first Muslim, and seventh woman to serve at the helm of the Law Society of England and Wales, Lubna Shuja is devoted to advancing the rule of law. “I will continue to uphold the rule of law, scrutinise changes in legislation and make sure that – regardless of their means, background [...]

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Iraqi Yazidi refugees in Newroz camp receive help from International Rescue Committee - © Rachel Unkovic/International Rescue Committee, CC-BY 2.0 // Portrait provided by Ewelina Ochab // Images combined

The UK Government formally acknowledged on Tuesday that atrocities committed against the Yazidi people in 2014 by Daesh, commonly known as ISIS, constituted genocide. The UK government’s statement follows a January 2023 German Federal Court of Justice ruling which found a former Daesh fighter guilty of acts of genocide and crimes against humanity. The determination by the UK [...]

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Sir Robert Buckland KC MP, a prominent figure in the UK’s legal landscape, has dedicated his career to upholding the Rule of Law. His journey began as a barrister and door tenant at Foundry Chambers, where he demonstrated his commitment to justice. In May 2010, he embarked on a new chapter by entering Parliament. Since [...]

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