On 22 October, for the first time in years, the UK Parliament will debate legislation to legalise assisted dying for the terminally ill. Humanists UK, which campaigns for a right to die for those with terminal or incurable illnesses, fully supports the Assisted Dying Bill as a landmark step towards much-needed reform. It will be… Read more »
Leading rural organisations have reacted positively to the High Court’s dismissal of Wild Justice’s ‘speculative’ attempt to judicial review Defra’s most recent burning legislation in England. The attempted judicial review had sought to disrupt the Heather and Grass Burning (England) Regulations 2021 that bans heather burning on our most protected sites with peat of more… Read more »
The US’ surveillance programme “reached too far”, a London audience has been told by John Kerry, over Edward Snowden spying allegations which have led to a Prism scandal amid diplomatic outrage.
The UK government is facing a legal challenge over its use of the US’ Prism programme in the European court of human rights.