Good for crooks, bad for human rights

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Author(s) Daniel Hannan
Source The Daily Telegraph
Date November 16, 2006
Quotes-start.png "The Human Rights Act is becoming the first refuge of the scoundrel. It is snatched at by illegal immigrants wishing to avoid repatriation, and by prisoners who want to receive pornography in their cells (on grounds of "freedom of expression"). It is invoked against stop-and-search powers, school uniform policies and "wanted" posters." Quotes-end.png

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This item argues for the position Act should be repealed on the topic Human Rights Act 1998.