Helena Kennedy

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Turkey should face international court over Yazidi genocide, report says
Exclusive: Investigation by group of prominent human rights lawyers also criticises Syria and Iraq

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

05, Jul, 2022 @11:01 PM

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We Uyghurs Have No Say by Ilham Tohti review – a people ignored
‘China’s Mandela’ draws attention to the shamefully overlooked plight of an ethnic group facing genocide

Helena Kennedy

09, Mar, 2022 @7:30 AM

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Report urges Scottish government to introduce misogyny act
Working group led by Helena Kennedy QC recommends law to crack down on daily abuses that ‘absolutely degrade women’s lives’

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

08, Mar, 2022 @9:30 AM

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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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