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Spying techniques exposed by Edward Snowden not unlawful: UK watchdog

British spies did not break laws guaranteeing human rights when they used mass monitoring techniques revealed by former US National Security Agency contractor Edward Snowden, the country`s surveillance watchdog ruled on Friday.

NHRC mulling amendments to Human Rights Act

According to a senior NHRC official, seven states which have constituted SHRCs have not appointed chairpersons while one has an acting chairperson.

UK: Theresa May wants Human Rights Act to be axed

UK Home Secretary has called for the Human Rights Act to be scrapped saying that it hinders the government’s attempts to deport foreign criminals .

Human Rights Act has anomalies: Madras HC

Highlighting some anomalies and
shortcomings in the Protection of Human Rights Act 1993, the
Madras High Court today expressed the hope that lawmakers will
enact appropriate amendments to make it "workable".