In our present world, the term ‘Human Rights’ has become so common, it has turned to a caricature of the human co-existence. In fact, as delicate as rights can be, the implementing of rights, especially in countries like the UK where it is at all acknowledged, is entirely blind of the balance of requirements for the respect of the community.
It is essential that there is a protection for the weak but also for the strong. In the long run, we might be victim at some point and executioner at another.
The Human Rights Act, a well-acclaimed piece of fair legislation by the EU has been abused and manipulated. In its use and implementation, it seems to be against the victims of ills by their fellow. The reason for this is because this piece of work lacks any concrete iota of prescription of responsibilities.
And recently, the same European Parliament – which shouldn’t really exist anyway – ordered (well, that’s what it feels like) the UK to grant voting rights to Prisoners. I saw many fellow Human Rights campaigners agree to that and wondered how they think.
In their argument, put literally, it is the right of the criminal to decide who runs