Redemption, rehabilitation and basic human rights

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Author(s) The Independent editorial board
Source The Independent
Date August 22, 2007
Quotes-start.png "Whatever its detractors may say, the Human Rights Act does not protect the rights of serial law-breakers more zealously than those of law-abiding victims. Nor is the recognition of rights a zero-sum game. Mrs Lawrence may feel insulted, but allowing Chindamo to stay in Britain does not violate her rights, or those of her family in any way." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues against the position Act should be repealed on the topic Human Rights Act 1998.