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Equality and Human Rights Commission
The Equality and Human Rights Commission have a statutory remit to promote and monitor human rights and to protect, enforce and promote equality across the nine 'protected' grounds of age, disability, gender, race, religion and belief, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, sexual orientation and gender reassignment. The site provides advice and guidance on rights, responsibilities and good practice, based on equality law and human rights.
European Convention on Human Rights
The European Convention on Human Rights is the first Council of Europe’s convention and the cornerstone of all its activities. It was adopted in 1950 and entered into force in 1953. Its ratification is a prerequisite for joining the Organisation. The European Court of Human Rights oversees the implementation of the Convention in the 47 Council of Europe member states. Individuals can bring complaints of human rights violations to the Strasbourg Court once all possibilities of appeal have been exhausted in the member state concerned.
http://www.coe.int/ en/ web/ human-rights-convention/
European Court of Human Rights
The European Court of Human Rights is an international court set up in 1959. It rules on individual or State applications alleging violations of the civil and political rights set out in the European Convention on Human Rights.
http://www.echr.coe.int/ Pages/ home.aspx?p=home&c=
GOV.UK: Crime Prevention
Advice on crime prevention and community safety and how you can help keep your neighbourhood safe - contact your local council.
http:/// www.gov.uk/ contact-council-crime-prevention-community-safety
Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC)
The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) oversees the police complaints system in England and Wales and sets the standards by which the police should handle complaints.
Law Society Guides
These pages explain how to get help for problems that commonly arise and offer plain English guides that will help you get the right advice.
http://www.lawsociety.org.uk/ for-the-public/ common-legal-issues/
The Liberty Guide to Human Rights
This is a guide to human rights enforceable under the Human Rights Act 1998. It sets out what your rights are in different areas of law - the right to know, right to freedom of expression, rights of children and young people etc.
http:/// www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk/ human-rights