UK: LEADING RIGHTS ORGANISATIONS WARN PRIME MINISTER AGAINST ‘DIRE CONSEQUENCES’ OF SCRAPPING HUMAN RIGHTS ACT

Ahead of the upcoming Queen’s Speech, on 10 May, when plans to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act (HRA) are expected to be announced, AOAV and over 50 other human rights organisations have signed a letter in an urgent appeal to the Prime Minister. The letter warns that repealing the Act will have dire and widespread consequences for the UK, both domestically and internationally.