Human Rights - Illusory Freedom

Human Rights - Illusory Freedom

Why we should repeal the Human Rights Act

A progressive argument for repealing the Human Rights Act.

  • Paperback £10.99 || $16.95Feb 22, 2019
  • e-book £8.99 || $12.99Feb 22, 2019


A progressive argument for repealing the Human Rights Act.

Contrary to contemporary panic around human rights repeal, Human Rights - Illusory Freedom puts a progressive case against the Human Rights Act. It describes how human rights arose as a new language for western governments following the collapse in their collective authority in the aftermath of World War 2 and shows how the UK Human Rights Act has presided over a catastrophic loss of freedom, which continued a process which began with the Tory party in the 1970s. Human Rights - Illusory Freedom makes a positive case for restoring control over our traditional freedoms to the electorate and away from unaccountable Judges in the UK Courts and the European Court of Human Rights.

Luke Gittos
Luke Gittos Luke Gittos is a lawyer, writer and is legal editor for Spiked, online-only UK current-affairs magazine. He regularly contributes across bro...
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