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Latest human rights developments in the UK: 30/7/2012 – 5/8/2012

By Justin Glenister in Weekly human rights updates

** The House of Commons and House of Lords are on Summer Recess. The House Commons will return on 3 September and the House of Lords on 8 October. **

Tues 31/7/2012

Racism: Media
A former Royal Mail postal worker who was sacked after complaining about colleagues’ racism has been awarded compensation at an employment tribunal.
BBC

Fri 3/8/2012

Contractual Security: Judiciary
In A, R (o.t.a. A) v Chief Constable of B Constabulary, the High Court examined the intersection between the principles that a party to a contract may treat others how they please but a public body is obliged to treat others in accordance with public law rules of fairness.
UKHRB | Judgment

Sat 4/8/2012

Religious Freedom: Judiciary
In A Mother v A Father HHJ Platt, a County Court ruled that a Jewish girl should be baptised after a differing of views on the issue between her parents.
UKHRB | Judgment

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