United Kingdom: New report reveals increasing hate speech and racist violence

A report from the European Commission Against Racism and Intolerance notes considerable intolerant political discourse in the UK, particularly focusing on immigration. It said that hate speech continues to be a serious problem in tabloid newspapers, and that online hate speech targeting Muslims in particular has soared since 2013.

United Kingdom: Court rejects human rights complaint from alleged Omagh bombers

Human rights judges have ruled against a complaint by Michael McKevitt and Liam Campbell, concerning the 1998 Omagh bombing, the single worst atrocity of the Northern Ireland ‘Troubles.’

United Kingdom: Court dismisses paedophile’s human rights complaint

Shabir Ahmed’s human rights chalenge, based on allegations that his trial was tainted by ethnic discrimination and anti-Muslim bias, was rejected by Strasbourg judges.

United Kingdom: Child grooming convict awaits court decision on human rights challenge

A Bolton man, jailed for 19 years for grooming girls for sexual purposes, will find out tomorrow if Strasbourg judges agree that his right to a fair trial was tainted by racial discrimination and anti-Muslim bias.

Court backs United Kingdom in human rights row with failed £35m cocaine smuggler

The case concerned criminal proceedings in which Simon Price had been convicted of attempting to import cocaine to the UK.