For British readers of this site, the constant tide of misinformation and one-sided commentary on the Human Rights Act will be familiar. It forms part of the anti-European opinions of the majority of our media owners who do not like the idea of a ‘right to privacy’ for the citizens of the UK. A new web site which seeks to counter the myths is very welcome therefore. Produced by the newly launched Rights Info, you can access the site from the bottom of this page.
Each of the 14 examples gives the headline story as featured in one or more of our newspapers such as the Daily Mail or the Sun, then an explanation of the facts including the legal judgement in some cases.