Helena Kennedy

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QC calls on UK to support female judges at risk in Afghanistan
Government urged to give sanctuary to hundreds of female judges and lawyers living under the Taliban

Diane Taylor and Dan Sabbagh

21, Sep, 2021 @10:28 AM

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Defiant Johnson tells China: ‘I stand behind sanctioned MPs’
Politicians facing Beijing ban for views on Uighurs welcomed to Rose Garden

Emma Graham-Harrison and Toby Helm

28, Mar, 2021 @5:30 AM

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Scottish misogyny law must protect all women, says Helena Kennedy
QC discusses the task ahead as she begins her scrutiny into whether Scotland needs a separate offence of misogynist abuse

Libby Brooks

22, Feb, 2021 @7:48 AM

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Release of lauded Iranian documentary halted amid dispute with TV film-makers
Coup 53, which charts MI6’s role in the shah’s restoration, suspended as makers of a 1985 show say it sullies their names

Vanessa Thorpe Arts and media correspondent

01, Nov, 2020 @7:00 AM

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UK must be 'brave' and prosecute gulf royal accused of sexual assault, says top QC
Helena Kennedy says CPS must pursue case against UAE minister accused of assaulting British citizen Caitlin McNamara at Hay Abu Dhabi festival

Sian Cain

22, Oct, 2020 @3:53 PM

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Eve Was Shamed by Helena Kennedy review – how British justice is failing women
The firebrand QC makes an incisive and sobering case that the legal system still discriminates against women

Afua Hirsch

25, Oct, 2018 @11:00 AM

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Murder by the Book by Claire Harman review – scandalous Victorian mystery
Did one novel written in 1839 inspire a lurid murder and an assassination attempt on Queen Victoria?

Blake Morrison

25, Oct, 2018 @6:30 AM

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Eve Was Shamed: How British Justice Is Failing Women by Helena Kennedy review – a fiercely critical eye
In this disturbing follow-up to her groundbreaking Eve Was Framed, the emiment QC identifies the flaws in an inadequate legal system that continues to wrong women

Caroline Criado Perez

14, Oct, 2018 @6:00 AM

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Helena Kennedy: ‘Brexit is a disaster for women’
The barrister’s fights for equality and justice made her a household name. But, she says, leaving the EU could set everything back decades

Zoe Williams

09, Oct, 2018 @9:00 AM

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Secure hospitals are not penal institutions | Letter
Letter: Very few patients in high secure hospitals have convictions for anything as horrible as Ian Brady’s crimes, and some have no criminal conviction at all, writes Mat Kinton


04, Oct, 2018 @5:27 PM

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Charlotte Church and Katie Price to guest edit Woman's Hour
Singer to discuss creative failings of UK schools, while Price will tackle online trolling

Nadia Khomami

13, Jul, 2018 @1:09 PM

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Helena Kennedy: ‘We’re making a society that’s hard, where only money matters’
The principal of Mansfield College, Oxford, never went to university, but she is determined people from all backgrounds should have the opportunity to learn

Peter Wilby

07, Mar, 2017 @7:30 AM

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