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About Adam Wagner

Adam Wagner is a leading barrister specialising in human rights. He founded and directs RightsInfo, a site which provides clear and reliable information on why human rights matter. He is also the founding editor of the acclaimed UK Human Rights Blog.

Articles by Adam Wagner

This week’s front page editor

Clare Sambrook

Clare Sambrook, investigative journalist, co-edits Shine a Light.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Human rights, why should I care? Thalidomide and other stories

Three real life cases from RightsInfo illuminate why human rights matter.

Human rights, why should I care? More real life stories

The state took three lives. A hospital discharged a suicidal young woman. The police unlawfully tapped a man’s phone. Three stories from RightsInfo:

Human rights, why should I care? Real life stories

Victims of the black cab rapist were not believed. A man who suffered a miscarriage of justice could not speak to journalists. Four children suffered abuse and neglect. Three stories from RightsInfo:

Too little too late as Daily Mail 'corrects' bogus human rights splash

Britain's most influential tabloid newspaper used its front page to defame human rights claimants as "murderers, terrorists and traitors". A forced retraction does not undo the damage. 

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