Tag: "opinion"

The Guardian view on Boris Johnson in court: Brexit’s war on the law | Editorial | Opinion

‘The court of appeal’s decision to halt the deportation of detainees unable to exercise their legal right to contact their lawyers has been impugned as vexatious by Downing Street.The court of appeal’s decision to halt the deportation of detainees unable to exercise their legal right to contact their lawyers has been impugned as vexatious by Downing Street.

The Guardian view on emergency terror laws: nothing to do with Europe | Editorial | Opinion

Tory ministers should stop implying that action against terrorism means turning against European human rights laws














































‘Hostility towards the very concept of human rights is increasingly entwined with populist hostility to European institutions.Photograph: Vincent Kessler/Reuters



British lawyers played a leading part in drafting the European convention on human rights.

The Guardian view on attitudes to rape: from Ayia Napa to Manchester | Editorial | Opinion

Two highly unusual cases shed light on our understanding of attitudes towards sexual assault














































Women rights activists in Paralimni, Cyprus, rally in support of a British teenager accused of falsely claiming she was raped by Israeli tourists.They live not only with the fear of sexual assault, and an almost automatic vigilance, but with the fear of what might happen to them after such an attack.