Leaked proposals set out Britain’s tough line towards Strasbourg – The Guardian

Posted February 28th, 2012 in courts, human rights, news, treaties by tracey

The UK’s plans to water down the human rights convention have emerged as a key element of the Council of Europe summit that Britain is hosting at Brighton in April. Although the government has refused to publish the draft declaration it circulated last Thursday to the other 46 states that are signed up to the European court of human rights, a leaked French text makes it clear that the UK wants more cases decided at national level and fewer embarrassing rulings from Strasbourg.”

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The Guardian, 28th February 2012

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