Matthew Turner

Matthew Turner is a barrister and chair of the Labour Campaign for Human Rights. He is a former solicitor and studied law at the University of Nottingham and the University of Texas at Austin
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Another Journalist Disappears in Bangladesh

The COVID-19 pandemic is dominating the news, and rightly so. This pandemic is a human rights crisis, and millions of people are at risk. However, it is crucially important that the media continue to report on what else is happening in different countries around the world. In the midst of the coronavirus crisis, a journalist has gone missing in Bangladesh. His story deserves to be... Continue Reading

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In Britain’s Election, the Future of Human Rights Is at Stake

When Boris Johnson became prime minister in July, he assembled the most aggressively anti-human rights cabinet in decades. The current home secretary, Priti Patel, wants to bring back the death penalty. The chancellor, Sajid Javid, as a former home secretary, deported British citizens to the US without death penalty assurances and revoked the citizenship of Shamima Begum — who joined the... Continue Reading

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