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Paul Lamb and  Jane Nicklinson, widow of Tony Nicklinson (PA)

A majority of judges felt it was better for Parliament to decide on the legality of assisted suicide

Nigel Farage (Photo: PA)

Ukip policies are mostly either sensible or profoundly right. So until the Tories come to their senses I shall be voting for them

Pope Benedict XVI conducting one of his weekly general audiences (AP)

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Shirley Chaplin poses with her crucifix necklace (Photo: PA)

Three out of four claimants who say their religious rights have been infringed have been rejected by Strasbourg. What about them, Mr Cameron?

British Airways employee Nadia Eweida celebrates winning her case in London (Photo: PA)

Out of the four British Christians who claimed discrimination only Nadia Eweida, employee of British Airways, won her appeal

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg (AP)

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Lawyers await a judgment at the International Criminal Court (ICC) in the Hague (Photo: PA)

The existence of the International Criminal Court has probably led to tens of thousands of deaths. As for human rights…

David Cameron is apparently telling constituents that the same-sex marriage law will affect religious marriage too (PA photo)

The ECHR has made the law quite clear: unless we repudiate the court, that’s what will happen

Margaret Forrester has launched a human rights challenge against the NHS at the High Court (PA photo)

Anti-abortion doctors are threatened with being struck off: now this totalitarian sacking. What’s next?

Bishop Ali has defended our right to wear the Cross  AP Photo/Jay LaPrete

Perhaps it is time we followed the example of Bishop Nazir Ali and Cardinal O’Brien