What has the Human Rights Act got to do with us?

Posted on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020

Discover how our human rights safety net helps ordinary people in their everyday lives.

Debora Singer MBE is the safeguarding human rights lead at Rene Cassin.  In this 15-minute presentation she explains how Jewish experience has impacted international human rights and how the Human Rights Act can benefit us all.  She also refers to two films she has written which you can access here, along with educational resources.

What has the Human Rights Act got to do with us?

Sunrise not Sunset

An elderly Jewish couple are heartbroken when the council allocates them to separate care homes, but their daughter hits upon the Human Rights Act as the means to bring them back together.  Inspired by a true story. 12 minutes

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The Boy who Changed the Law

True story of how a 17 year old boy changed the law relating to police custody for thousands of children. 12 minutes

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