Right To Life

De Mensenrechtencommissie van de Verenigde Naties beraadslaagt op dit moment over een nieuwe Opzet Algemeen Commentaar over artikel 6 van het Internationaal Verdrag inzake Burgerrechten en Politieke Rechten.

IN BRIEF: The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) are having a vote this Friday to decide whether or not to campaign in favour of removing all legal restrictions on abortion. This would mean making abortion legal up to 7 months in pregnancy, and possibly, depending on how the law is interpreted, making abortion legal up until birth.

The United Nations Human Rights Committee is currently consulting on a new Draft General Comment on Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. This Comment provides a particular interpretation of the Article 6 – the Right to Life – by which Article 6 is understood to support radical views on abortion and euthanasia.

The United Nations Human Rights Committee are currently consulting on a new Draft General Comment on Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. This Comment provides a particular interpretation of the Article 6 – the Right to Life – by which Article 6 is understood to support radical views on abortion and euthanasia.

The assisted suicide lobby ‘charity’ Dignity in Dying (DiD), formerly the Voluntary Euthanasia Society, has launched an assisted suicide campaign-themed Snapchat-style selfie ‘filter’ for Facebook camera on Android and iOS (see photo above).

Priti Patel, the Secretary of State for International Development, has announced extra public expenditure on ‘family planning’, including ‘‘safe abortions’’, as part of the international aid budget.