Human Rights in the Age of Brexit and Trump

Last Wednesday, the LaFayette Club of St Andrews welcomed David Mepham, UK Director of Human Rights Watch, to deliver a talk on the current status of human rights in front of an attentive audience of over a hundred people at Hotel du Vin’s Ballroom. With an impressive career within policy and advocacy that has includedContinue reading “Human Rights in the Age of Brexit and Trump”

Brexit and Prisoners' Right to Vote

A prisoner looks out of his cell On the 23rd of June 2016, 52% of British voters elected to leave the European Union in a national referendum. Britain joined this union in 1973 when it was the European Community, under the conservative government of Edward Heath. Different political analysts will cite different reasons as ultimatelyContinue reading “Brexit and Prisoners' Right to Vote”