Scottish Human Rights Bill for Scotland:  civil society organisations call on MSPs to voice their support

Civil society and human rights organisations have called on the Scottish Government to take progressive steps towards the realisation of all our human rights in Scotland.   Making Rights Real joined with over 50 organisations have signed an open letter…

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Scottish Government ministers urged to take action as BBC documentary exposes stories of disabled people “locked in hospital”

Tonight (15 August 2022), BBC Scotland airs the documentary “Locked in the Hospital” exposing stories of disabled people locked into hospitals, far from home, and their families’ fight to get them home.  Making Rights Real has joined Inclusion Scotland, C-Change Scotland and 20 other…

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UK Gov plans to replace Human Rights Act “unnecessary, regressive and divisive”

Responding to the UK Government’s announcement on 14 December 2021 that it plans to replace the Human Rights Act, five leading Scottish human rights organisations released a joint statement calling the proposals “unnecessary, regressive and divisive.” In our statement, Making…