In the Media

Media distortion obscures of human rights

PUBLISHED March 14, 2012

Should you, for any bizarre reason, feel like a period of abuse from outraged members of the public, try defending the European Court of Human Rights? decision in the Abu Qatada case. One outraged viewer of a TV slot three weeks distant is still calling daily to express his anger. This is extreme but the public clearly has a widespread lack of understanding of human rights - which it all too widely understands as the asserted liberties of demented jihadi preachers, trouble-making criminals and other undesirable misfits.

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