European Convention on Human Rights could be “next target” after Brexit, experts say

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THE UK is leaving the EU, but what about the other European organisation it belongs to – the Council of Europe and its European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)?

CommonSpace spoke to the experts about what the ECHR does, common misconceptions, and where the UK’s relationship with the Council might be headed.

Period14 Sep 2017

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  • TitleEuropean Convention on Human Rights could be “next target” after Brexit, experts say
    Media name/outletCommonSpace
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date14/09/17
    DescriptionCouncil of Europe says leaving ECHR would be a “disaster” for UK and Europe

    THE UK is leaving the EU, but what about the other European organisation it belongs to – the Council of Europe and its European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)?

    CommonSpace spoke to the experts about what the ECHR does, common misconceptions, and where the UK’s relationship with the Council might be headed.
    Producer/AuthorCaitlin Logan
    PersonsKasey McCall-Smith

Keywords

  • ECHR
  • Human Rights