UK loses 3 out of 4 European human rights cases? More like 1 in 50, actually – UK Human Rights Blog

Posted January 13th, 2012 in human rights, news, statistics by sally

“It is rightly said that 95% of statistics are made up. Today’s (12 January) Daily Mail front page headline contained a typically exuberant statistical claim: Europe’s war on British justice: UK loses three out of four human rights cases, damning report reveals. According to journalist James Slack ‘Unelected Euro judges’ are mounting a ‘relentless attack on British laws laid down over centuries by Parliament’.”

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UK Human Rights Blog, 12th January 2012