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CHRISTOPHER EDGE MA LLB (1965-2007); Obituary

A conscientious student of human rights law, generous supporter of human rights organisations and exceptional voluntary editorial assistant to EIN. Died tragically, June 8th 2007.

UNHCR chief addresses European Court of Human Rights

31 Jan 2011: UN High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres has warned that Europe's human rights agenda is coming under increasing strain from the pressure of the global economic crisis and a wave of xenophobia.

Supreme Court landmark ruling allows mother to remain in UK

01 Feb 2011: Supreme Court press summary following the judgment in ZH (Tanzania) v SSHD. The court ruled that an illegal immigrant from Tanzania has the right to stay in the UK because her two children were born in Britain. <a href="…; target="_blank">The Guardian<a/> says that the "landmark ruling" expands the law on the human rights of British children whose parents face removal, and also delivered a stark warning to immigration authorities to change their approach to dealing with young people.

European Court of Human Rights rules returns to Greece violate human rights

21 Jan 2011: The European Court of Human Rights has held that returning asylum-seekers to Greece under the Dublin II Regulation is a violation of the European Convention on Human Rights. Amnesty International says "today's landmark ruling will have a lasting impact by enhancing the protection of human rights of asylum-seekers in the European Union".

JCWI: A note on the cap judgment and its implications

22 Dec 2010: JCWI outlines the the implications of Lord Justice Sullivan's and Justice Burton's ruling that the coalition government's temporary immigration cap on non-EU migrants had been unlawfully introduced.

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