Scottish Human Rights Commission

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Human rights protections are at risk from the UK government’s proposals to replace the Human Right Act, according to a new evidence report submitted to the United Nations (UN) by the Scottish Human Rights Commission. In its “report card” to the UN’s latest Universal

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Two new part-time commissioners have been appointed to the Scottish Human Rights Commission, bringing with them experience and expertise in public health, inequalities, access to justice and human rights. Dr Anna Black and Dr Jacqueline Kinghan have been appointed for six-year terms, starting on 1 M

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The Scottish Human Rights Commission has briefed Scotland’s MSPs on the human rights implications of the Coronavirus Bill, which will be considered by the Scottish Parliament on Wednesday 1 April. The commission said that while it recognises the positive obligations on government to take reaso

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