From the daily archives:

Monday, October 6, 2014

Week 40: Hero – the Hong Kong Protesters

October 6, 2014

This week, our panel has bestowed our regular Hero award on the people of Hong Kong protesting against the Chinese government’s curtailing of democracy. Many of us have protested – against steps our government are taking or for rights that are being denied. But what makes the protests in Hong Kong over the last week […]

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Week 40: Villain – Chris Grayling

October 6, 2014

This week’s Villain of the Week Award goes to the Lord Chancellor, Chris Grayling, for his proposals to repeal the Human Rights Act and for all intents and purposes withdraw from the European Convention on Human Rights The European Convention on Human Rights was signed in 1949 in the aftermath of the Second World War. […]

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