In this article Jo Gallacher emphasizes the importance of freedom of opinion and expression in creating a civil and democratic society.
As nationalism levels soar in Britain and Europe, Michael Higgs analyses the reasoning behind the proposed British Bill of Rights, and argues that it would be “utterly ineffectual in reality”.
In this article, Malaka Mohammed look at the prospect of BDS, and the UK boycotting Israel
In this article Sara Mhaidli looks at the tensions and clashes between religious freedoms and the values and laws of states in Europe
Simon Renwick argues why Turkey’s exemption from the European Union is not due to the façade surrounding religious tensions, and has more to do with political and social constraints
An open letter to Dr Cornel West written by Katharine Jenkins regarding remarks about Julian Assange made in his speech to the University of Sheffield Students Union on 08/05/13.
Calum Young examines UK compliance with the European Human Rights Act
Ben Douglass examines the current Conservative Party policy on the Human Rights Act
In this thoughtful article, Gregory Pichorowycz evaluates the case of military intervention in Syria, concluding that it is essential for the well-being of the Syrian people.
Ben Mackay assesses whether the Iraq War was a humanitarian intervention and argues that it should not be considered an example of one.