Call on terrorist and gypsy rights

Wirral Globe: A report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission warned the rights of gypsies and travellers 'were sometimes overlooked' A report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission warned the rights of gypsies and travellers 'were sometimes overlooked'

The human rights of terrorists, illegal immigrants and gypsies should all be given better protection in the UK, a report has said.

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) found 10 areas in the UK where public authorities "can improve human rights protections".

"Some groups which are socially marginalised or particularly vulnerable do not enjoy full protection of their rights," the report said.

The review criticised the Government's counter-terrorism powers, in particular the authority to hold suspected terrorists for up to 14 days without charge and the use of Terrorism Prevention and Investigation Measures (Tpims) which replaced the controversial system of control orders.

The 14-day pre-charge detention was "considerably longer than the four days permitted for individuals charged with a criminal offence", the commission said.

This risks "breaching the right to security and liberty, as people who have not been charged with an offence should not be deprived of their liberty for an excessive length of time". It went on: "The commission believes the Tpim approach lacks important safeguards to protect human rights and may still fail to comply with the rights to liberty and security and the right to a fair trial."

The review also cited criticism by the United Nations of "Britain's use of fast-track detention for asylum applicants for administrative convenience rather than last resort, and the lack of adequate safeguards to guarantee fairness of procedure and quality decision-making".

"Immigrants may be detained for long periods without any realistic prospect of removal, breaching their right to liberty," it said.

The report also found that the rights of gypsies and travellers "were sometimes overlooked", with a shortage of suitable caravan sites as local authorities have failed to invest in site development. The report said: "The lack of sufficient sites means it is difficult for gypsies and travellers to practice their traditional way of life."

The commission added: "These conclusions are all the more pertinent given the changes the Government wishes to introduce to the Human Rights Act and its views about the need for changes to the European Court of Human Rights."

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9:19am Mon 5 Mar 12

bctomuk says...

Are they having a laugh? Has the world gone utterly mad? The human rights of terrorists and illegal immigrants?

1) Terrorists kill, remember 7/11 and 9/11?

14 days isnt enough, they should have to ask a court to extend and the court can decide if they are a risk and need more time to investigate.

Those people at the Equality and Human Rights Commission need to dragged from behind there cosy desk, be put on a plane and thrown out with a parachute above a terrorist training camp. They will see them training to blow themselves up and killing as many people as possibile, including women and children. If they still belive they deserve "better protection" than they already get they should be locked up themselves for being crazy.

2) The clue is in the title, they are ILLEGAL immigrants. They are hear illegally.
Are they having a laugh? Has the world gone utterly mad? The human rights of terrorists and illegal immigrants? 1) Terrorists kill, remember 7/11 and 9/11? 14 days isnt enough, they should have to ask a court to extend and the court can decide if they are a risk and need more time to investigate. Those people at the Equality and Human Rights Commission need to dragged from behind there cosy desk, be put on a plane and thrown out with a parachute above a terrorist training camp. They will see them training to blow themselves up and killing as many people as possibile, including women and children. If they still belive they deserve "better protection" than they already get they should be locked up themselves for being crazy. 2) The clue is in the title, they are ILLEGAL immigrants. They are hear illegally. bctomuk

9:31am Mon 5 Mar 12

585 says...

What about an emphasis on the 'Human Responsibilities' of these groups towards the rest of the people in this country?
What about an emphasis on the 'Human Responsibilities' of these groups towards the rest of the people in this country? 585

10:18am Mon 5 Mar 12

kevst183 says...

I thought it was April the First when I read this!!!!!!!
I thought it was April the First when I read this!!!!!!! kevst183

10:18am Mon 5 Mar 12

stir up says...

I agree with 585 before anyone is allowed human rights they should prove how responsible they are or have ever been, I so not hear of terroisits doing other than set out to destroy others human lives let alone rights. And as for so called oof the EHgipsises we all know the attutide of most of them to their rights, to them they mean having the right to set up build camps destroy countrside, damage communities and so on and so on. How sad these people of the EHRC are and how far are they from realities of life. Could we make sure that the next illegal gypsy site is set up next door to one or more of the members of that group.
I agree with 585 before anyone is allowed human rights they should prove how responsible they are or have ever been, I so not hear of terroisits doing other than set out to destroy others human lives let alone rights. And as for so called oof the EHgipsises we all know the attutide of most of them to their rights, to them they mean having the right to set up build camps destroy countrside, damage communities and so on and so on. How sad these people of the EHRC are and how far are they from realities of life. Could we make sure that the next illegal gypsy site is set up next door to one or more of the members of that group. stir up

10:25am Mon 5 Mar 12

Lone Ranger. says...

How about another investiagation into :- The Human Rights of the Victims.
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The rights which are often denied to innocent victims of crime administered by the utter filth of our society.
How about another investiagation into :- The Human Rights of the Victims. . The rights which are often denied to innocent victims of crime administered by the utter filth of our society. Lone Ranger.

10:25am Mon 5 Mar 12

Lone Ranger. says...

How about another investiagation into :- The Human Rights of the Victims.
.
The rights which are often denied to innocent victims of crime administered by the utter filth of our society.
How about another investiagation into :- The Human Rights of the Victims. . The rights which are often denied to innocent victims of crime administered by the utter filth of our society. Lone Ranger.

10:26am Mon 5 Mar 12

Lone Ranger. says...

How about another investiagation into :- The Human Rights of the Victims.
.
The rights which are often denied to innocent victims of crime administered by the utter filth of our society.
How about another investiagation into :- The Human Rights of the Victims. . The rights which are often denied to innocent victims of crime administered by the utter filth of our society. Lone Ranger.

10:26am Mon 5 Mar 12

wonderway says...

Some groups which are socially marginalized or particularly vulnerable do not enjoy full protection of their rights,"
WHAT A JOKE
they marginalize themselves by
blowing people up
come here with out proper papers and then we cant deport them
or cause ruin to local parks rec's or private land then say we need to be free to roam well keep moving cause thats your choice
i am not racist but we are becoming a country with no back bone and these people trick cheat or kill and we are expected to look after them sorry time to face reality we dont want them and we should not pay for them, so who ever wrote this report you live with them in your house or garden or kill your spouses not us
Some groups which are socially marginalized or particularly vulnerable do not enjoy full protection of their rights," WHAT A JOKE they marginalize themselves by blowing people up come here with out proper papers and then we cant deport them or cause ruin to local parks rec's or private land then say we need to be free to roam well keep moving cause thats your choice i am not racist but we are becoming a country with no back bone and these people trick cheat or kill and we are expected to look after them sorry time to face reality we dont want them and we should not pay for them, so who ever wrote this report you live with them in your house or garden or kill your spouses not us wonderway

10:27am Mon 5 Mar 12

dulon says...

I would be very interested to hear or see their observations of the french and their record ! Also the latest dutch proposals and possibly that bastion of democracy Spain.
I would be very interested to hear or see their observations of the french and their record ! Also the latest dutch proposals and possibly that bastion of democracy Spain. dulon

11:08am Mon 5 Mar 12

DoctorBob says...

If only this world wasn't inhabited by so many gullible fools who either can't read, don't read or believe everything they're told without question.

World domination is so easy with people like these walking the planet.

Folks, the headline isn't backed up in the story. It says Terrorists but the EHRC report says nothing about Terrorists, only suspects, a very different thing. It also refers to 'illegal immigrants' yet the EHRC report again says nothing about 'illegal immigrants' only Asylum Seekers being held instead of deported.

Such shoddy, nay, downright deceitful writing just to get a good headline.

People that play fast and loose with the truth will always get found out.
If only this world wasn't inhabited by so many gullible fools who either can't read, don't read or believe everything they're told without question. World domination is so easy with people like these walking the planet. Folks, the headline isn't backed up in the story. It says Terrorists but the EHRC report says nothing about Terrorists, only suspects, a very different thing. It also refers to 'illegal immigrants' yet the EHRC report again says nothing about 'illegal immigrants' only Asylum Seekers being held instead of deported. Such shoddy, nay, downright deceitful writing just to get a good headline. People that play fast and loose with the truth will always get found out. DoctorBob

11:08am Mon 5 Mar 12

DoctorBob says...

If only this world wasn't inhabited by so many gullible fools who either can't read, don't read or believe everything they're told without question.

World domination is so easy with people like these walking the planet.

Folks, the headline isn't backed up in the story. It says Terrorists but the EHRC report says nothing about Terrorists, only suspects, a very different thing. It also refers to 'illegal immigrants' yet the EHRC report again says nothing about 'illegal immigrants' only Asylum Seekers being held instead of deported.

Such shoddy, nay, downright deceitful writing just to get a good headline.

People that play fast and loose with the truth will always get found out.
If only this world wasn't inhabited by so many gullible fools who either can't read, don't read or believe everything they're told without question. World domination is so easy with people like these walking the planet. Folks, the headline isn't backed up in the story. It says Terrorists but the EHRC report says nothing about Terrorists, only suspects, a very different thing. It also refers to 'illegal immigrants' yet the EHRC report again says nothing about 'illegal immigrants' only Asylum Seekers being held instead of deported. Such shoddy, nay, downright deceitful writing just to get a good headline. People that play fast and loose with the truth will always get found out. DoctorBob

11:09am Mon 5 Mar 12

DoctorBob says...

Anyone wonder why the newspaper doesn't actually link to the EHRC report?
Anyone wonder why the newspaper doesn't actually link to the EHRC report? DoctorBob

2:46pm Mon 5 Mar 12

AmboGuy says...

bctomuk wrote:
Are they having a laugh? Has the world gone utterly mad? The human rights of terrorists and illegal immigrants?

1) Terrorists kill, remember 7/11 and 9/11?

14 days isnt enough, they should have to ask a court to extend and the court can decide if they are a risk and need more time to investigate.

Those people at the Equality and Human Rights Commission need to dragged from behind there cosy desk, be put on a plane and thrown out with a parachute above a terrorist training camp. They will see them training to blow themselves up and killing as many people as possibile, including women and children. If they still belive they deserve "better protection" than they already get they should be locked up themselves for being crazy.

2) The clue is in the title, they are ILLEGAL immigrants. They are hear illegally.
Do you mean 7/7 ?? 7/11 is an american chain of convenience stores!
[quote][p][bold]bctomuk[/bold] wrote: Are they having a laugh? Has the world gone utterly mad? The human rights of terrorists and illegal immigrants? 1) Terrorists kill, remember 7/11 and 9/11? 14 days isnt enough, they should have to ask a court to extend and the court can decide if they are a risk and need more time to investigate. Those people at the Equality and Human Rights Commission need to dragged from behind there cosy desk, be put on a plane and thrown out with a parachute above a terrorist training camp. They will see them training to blow themselves up and killing as many people as possibile, including women and children. If they still belive they deserve "better protection" than they already get they should be locked up themselves for being crazy. 2) The clue is in the title, they are ILLEGAL immigrants. They are hear illegally.[/p][/quote]Do you mean 7/7 ?? 7/11 is an american chain of convenience stores! AmboGuy

11:34pm Mon 5 Mar 12

ponderman says...

Just shoot the buggers and stop wasting our time and money.
Just shoot the buggers and stop wasting our time and money. ponderman
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