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Thursday 26th April 2018

Rights Articles


Tony Nicklinson has passed away

23rd August 2012

Locked-in syndrome sufferer has died after refusing food.

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Right-to-die bid lost

17th August 2012

High Court case lost by Tony Nicklinson.

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Decision due on right-to-die

16th August 2012

High Court decision due as to whether Tony Nicklinson's doctors will be free from prosecution if they help him to die.

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Suicide law campaigner takes own life

13th March 2012

Peter Goodwin was instrumental in winning for terminally ill patients the right to end their own lives with prescribed medication.

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Elderly human rights 'abused'

15th August 2007

Many hospitals and care homes fail to protect human rights of elderly patients warn MPs and peers.

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Human rights laws for care homes

30th January 2007

The House of Lords to rule on whether privately-run care homes should be protected by human rights.

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Disability convention

13th December 2006

The United Nations General Assembly is due to adopt a treaty on the rights of disabled people.

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Rights for disabled people

4th December 2006

A new duty for public bodies to promote the rights of disabled people has come into effect.

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