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The meaning of ‘rights’

March 24, 2011

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At a recent public seminar Colin Harvey (Head of Law at Queen’s University in Belfast) raised the interesting question of “What would a modern day Bill of Human Rights look like?”  By this he meant that the documents need to be inclusive and relevant to today’s everyday people. He sensitively emphasised the importance of speaking to communities in order to understand the real issues that need […]