#Brexit UK: European Convention on Human Rights
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“Not all nation states have codified constitutions, though all such states have a jus commune, or law of the land, that may consist of a variety of imperative and consensual rules.”
Human rights and the EU
Last updated: 24 May 2016
What would be the effect on human rights if the UK leaves the EU?
Some things won’t change—and some things will.
Brexit and a British Bill of Rights: four scenarios for human rights
Theresa May recently raised the option of the UK staying within the EU, but leaving the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR). Her intervention marked an important shift in the EU referendum debate and highlights the often misunderstood distinction between two separate organisations, the Council of Europe and the European Union. Continue reading →
I believe that keeping silent when an injustice is taking place is condoning it.