Consultation ends today on the Home Office’s ‘New Plan for Immigration’ – a set of provisions that will make life for asylum seekers even harder, and further entrench the Hostile Environment.
Dr Ruvi Ziegler shares his thoughts in this extensive interview by the Tribune.
The Morning Star reports that a seven-week open invitation to offer recommendations as part of an independent review of the Human Rights Act ended yesterday, in a measure that could be a pretext to making changes to the law.
Ruvi Ziegler was invited to share his thoughts on the report.
On Sunday 21st March, Ruvi Ziegler successfully moved an amendment to a policy motion at Liberal Democrats Conference on ‘Safe and Legal routes to save lives’ calling for the ‘creation of pathways for submission of humanitarian visa applications prior to arrival in the UK as a humane and eﬀective way of reducing dangerous irregular journeys’.
Watch Ruvi making his speech to the conference here (between minutes 12:40 and 16:50).
On Wednesday, 17 March 2021, 1-2pm Dr Ruvi Ziegler will be presenting a paper on Political rights of “aliens” under the ECHR’ at the Sussex Centre for Human Rights Research.
Bio, abstract and registration details: http://www.sussex.ac.uk/schrr/forthcoming/
Ruvi wrote a blog-post re the ‘Human Rights Act and Seekers of International Protection’ for the Human Rights in Action Project, with an aim of making a joint submission to the Independent HRA Review (expected to report in July 2021).
Dr Ruvi Ziegler gave a lecture on 10th February @ 6:30pm as part of the ‘Reflections on the future of Europe’ entitled: ‘Who decides my right to vote?’.
The full lecture is available here.
Professor Miri Rubin, Rabbi Baroness Neuberger DBE, Dr Ruvi Ziegler and Simon Albert discuss triple loyalties in Brexit Britain – British, Jewish and European.
The online discussion takes place on February 3rd @ 7:30pm and is free to join; see here for details.
The seminar takes place on 2nd February 2021 at 5pm and features Dr Ruvi Ziegler and Prof Alina Tryfonidou in conversation with S Chelvan (@S_Chelvan) and Ailbhe Smyth (@ailbhes) as part of LGBT+ history month.
Please see here for further details and how to join in the discussion.
Read the full interview here.
Dr Ruvi Ziegler speaks to Roger Casale of New Europeans on Brexit, European identity and universities.