Basic freedoms are being lost in the human rights circus

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Author(s) Simon Jenkins
Source The Times
Date May 14, 2006
Quotes-start.png "Whether or not foreigners who break British laws should be sent home should not be a matter of human rights, any more than whether prisoners should be released on parole. Such rights will always run up against the conflicting “rights” of others to be protected from them, rights usually as interpreted in a tabloid headline or a political soundbite." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act should be repealed on the topic Human Rights Act 1998.