The Scottish Human Rights Commission promotes and protects the human rights of everyone in Scotland. We are working to increase awareness, recognition and respect for human rights, and make them more relevant and easier to apply in everyday life. The Commission is dedicated to helping everyone understand their rights and the shared responsibilities we all have to each other and to our community. The Commission is independent of the UK and Scottish Parliaments and Governments.

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Commission Chair says debates about ECHR are on "wrong side of history"

21 July 2014

Commission Chair, Professor Alan Miller, told the BBC that debates about withdrawing from the European Convention on Human Rights are "on the wrong side of history".

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