Over 160 organisations sign Human Rights Day letter

Today, on global Human Rights Day, Chief Executives of 163 organisations across the UK have signed an open letter from the British Institute of Human Rights, published in the Daily Telegraph, calling on “those with power to stand with us to …

Today, on global Human Rights Day, Chief Executives of 163 organisations across the UK have signed an open letter from the British Institute of Human Rights, published in the Daily Telegraph, calling on “those with power to stand with us to respect human rights laws”. The organisations, which represent people from across the UK including carers, older people, disabled people and children, professional bodies like the British Medical Association and RCN, and local councils and officials such as the Older People’s Commissioner for Wales, call on “those with power to reflect on the meaningful, often quiet, ways human rights make a difference for people in their everyday lives”. The letter notes: Today, as the world marks the 66th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights - that “Magna Carta for all humanity” - we call on those with power to reflect on the meaningful, often quiet, ways human rights make a difference for peop...

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