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07.06.2012

StopWatch and the Open Society Justice Initiative submission to the UN Human Rights Council

StopWatch and the Open Society Justice Initiative recently submitted a contribution to the United Nations Human Rights Council review of the United Kingdom.

​Every four years all the members of the United Nations are submitted to an Universal Periodic Review (UPR). Under the UPR the nation in question is assessed with regard to the degree it upholds its commitments to Human Rights under the UN Human Rights system. This year the UK came under review and the Council expressed grave concerns about UK counter-terrorism legislation as well and the use of ethnic and religious profiling.

StopWatch and the Open Society Justice Initiative submitted a report to the Council.

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StopWatch launched by Rev Jesse Jackson

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18.10.2010

Liberty responds to proposed PACE guidance amendment

Liberty has warned the government against draft police guidance that would allow race to be a basis for stop and search without suspicion under section 60 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994.

02.11.2010

StopWatch responds to the PACE code of practice

​StopWatch submitted a response to the Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) Code of Practice A.

03.11.2010

StopWatch responds to 'Policing in the 21st century'

​StopWatch submitted a response to the government consultation document Policing in the 21st Century: Reconnecting the Police and the People.

19.10.2010

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