Much more to be done to ensure human rights are realised in Scotland, says report from the SHRC

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Evidence submitted by the Scottish Human Rights Commission to the latest United Nations (UN) review of human rights across the UK, shows that a number of international human rights standards and recommendations have not yet been met in Scotland.

In their report to the UN’s Universal Periodic Review of human rights in the UK, published to mark International Human Rights Day, the Commission stresses that the Scottish Parliament and Scottish Government must and can go further to ensure people’s rights are realised in practice.

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http://www.scottishhumanrights.com/media/1524/shrc_upr_executive_summary_final.pdf

 

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