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The big idea: why we need human rights now more than ever

In an age of climate crisis and AI, equal treatment is nothing less than essential

In the three decades since I became a lawyer, human rights – once understood as an uncomplicated good, a tool for securing dignity for the vulnerable against abuses by the powerful – have increasingly come under assault.

Perhaps never more so than in the current moment: we are constantly talking about human rights, but often in a highly sceptical way.

Liz Truss loudly proclaims “We’ve got to leave the ECHR, abolish the supreme court and…

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