International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Making Rights Real contributes to HRCS written contribution for States parties under review

The Human Rights Consortium Scotland urged the UN Committee to question Government on civil and political rights in Scotland, in their recent written contribution to call for evidence. Making Rights Real contributed to the report, highlighting the racism and discrimination…

JOINT CIVIL SOCIETY STATEMENT ON THE RWANDA BILL FOR SECOND READING IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS

Making Rights Real is excited to share an update about the Rwanda Bill joint statement for second reading in the House of Lords. We’re really pleased to say that Liberty collected 265 signatories on this statement, from a wide range of sectors.…

Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Making Rights Real was thrilled to recently host a parliamentary reception celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights along with Just Rights Scotland, Amnesty Scotland and the Human Rights Consortium Scotland. It was great to bring…

Review of SEVEN, Carnegie Hall, Dunfermline 9th September 2023

by Ann Thallon Seven: A Human Rights Documentary Drama: Scottish Public Première, brought to Dunfermline’s Carnegie Hall Studio, by ‘Making Rights Real’, 9.9.23. Described as ‘a riveting piece of documentary theatre, SEVEN tells the true stories of seven women who…

Join us Thursday 14th September to form a people’s response to the Human Rights Bill for Scotland!

A people’s response – make your voice heard about the Human Rights Bill in Scotland! Thursday, 14th September 2023 @ 7pm on ZOOM Join us for an online consultation event to make your voice heard about the Human Rights Bill…

Cabinet Secretary responds to concerns raised about UNCRC Incorporation Bill

From the desk of Human Rights Consortium Scotland Children’s rights organisations have received a response from the Scottish Government regarding their concerns over the lack of progress in amending and commencing the UNCRC (Incorporation) (Scotland) Bill.  In the initial letter, the…