Human rights attacked again – the thorny issue of ‘just satisfaction’ – Legal Week

Posted October 11th, 2013 in human rights, judiciary, news, treaties by sally

The attack on human rights protection is relentless. The Daily Mail and The Telegraph this week reported that judges in Strasbourg have handed criminals taxpayer-funded payouts of £4.4m – an average of £22,000 a head. Recipients since 1998 include the traitor George Blake, extremist cleric Abu Qatada and the IRA killer dubbed Mrs Doubtfire.

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Legal Week, 10th October 2013