Scottish Human Rights Commission

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The Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has issued a new policy briefing which details how COVID-19 has impacted the human right to adequate housing in Scotland. Part of a series of briefings highlighting areas of human rights concern during the pandemic, the document explores poverty and increa

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Outbreaks of COVID-19 in care homes have raised “serious human rights concerns” under Article 2 of European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) and the right to life, the Scottish Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has stated. The intervention came in response to a letter from Scottish La

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Scottish Labour has called on the Scottish Human Rights Commission to launch an investigation into the Scottish Government's treatment of care home residents.  Richard Leonard has written to the commission asking them to ensure that the human rights of Scotland’s care home

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The Scottish Human Rights Commission has been granted leave to intervene in the continuing legal challenge to the “serious human rights implications” of Serco's lock-change policy. The private accommodation provider began its mass eviction policy of up to 300 people in Glasgow, whose cla

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CrSOxT6FUPE&feature=youtu.be Shelter Scotland’s Nora Uhrig asks what does the right to housing mean and why is it so important to see housing as a human right.

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