Human Rights

The authors of a report criticising a new law to tackle forced marriage deploy the worst kind of cultural relativism 

Three years after revolution first hit the Middle East, it remains unclear whether countries in the region will yet forge pluralistic democracies

After finding fault with Britain’s sharia courts, Sudanese campaigner Nahla Mahmoud’s family was attacked and she was threatened online. Where are the police?

‘The intelligentsia ignored the irruption of religious fanaticism into domestic British politics. In the face of these foes of civilisation, silence is the worst form of cowardice’

The Australian philosopher Peter Singer and the Oxford theologian Nigel Biggar discusses genocide, infanticide, euthanasia, animal rights and God with the Editor of Standpoint, Daniel Johnson

Healthy societies have an inbuilt sense of how things are and ought to be. But we have abandoned common sense, integrity and virtue

The president of the Supreme Court defended the Human Rights Act tonight as “a vital part of the foundation of our fight against terrorism”.

So what now? Who is to be Lord Chancellor and/or Secretary of State for Justice? Who is to be Attorney General? We don’t even know what party they’ll be from.