Human Rights must come first: European Courts rule UK has violated Human Rights in Iraq
Human Rights has been violated by the British [and American] forces whilst in Iraq. The conclusion was not particularly hard to reach for the European Court of Human Rights I am sure. Many people have already been critical over US and UK actions in Iraq particularly the treatment of the locals.
House of Lords Overturned
Four years ago, the undemocratically elected house of lords of the United Kingdom ruled there was no breach. It will doubtless come as a rather disappointing ruling then that the European Court of Human Rights with supremacy over the House of Lords, and now the Supreme Court of Britain has ruled against them. It will come however as a relief for minority groups worldwide. Governments will do what they want, but justice still will rule above even the Governments. Continue reading