Schona Jolly QC (@WomaninHavana )

Schona Jolly QC

Bio Barrister (equality, human rights, employment, intl law, sports, AI @CloistersLaw), Chair @BarHumanRights, Writer, Brexit, Foodie, Flâneuse. Usual disclaimers.
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Account created 09-08-2011 23:32:11
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iPhone : That Dr Rosena Allin-Khan went from absolute outsider to runner-up for deputy leader, beating others on shadow frontbench is impressive. Proved herself in race, now working the A&E doctor on NHS frontline. A rising star, surely will be given prominent role #labour twitter.com/bethrigby/stat…

iPhone : It’s the honour and privilege of my life to be elected as Leader of the Labour Party.

I will lead this great party into a new era, with confidence and hope, so that when the time comes, we can serve our country again – in government.

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iPhone : “The man who loved spectacles created the mother of all spectacles.

..India revealed herself in all her shame -her brutal, structural, social & economic inequality, her callous indifference to suffering.”

Arundhati Roy, on the pandemic’s threat to India. ft.com/content/10d8f5…

iPhone : Viktor Orban gave himself extraordinary powers to rule by decree, allegedly in order to fight the virus. So far, he has used them to pass edicts on museum construction, theater management and sex change operations theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/…

iPhone : Excellent in-depth report on why Germany’s virus response was so much more effective than nonchalant British ft.com/content/c41559… via @financialtimes

iPhone : Hard not to despair.

Even mid-pandemic, this govt’s days of deceit when it comes to the EU are not over.

Here we see Liz Truss taking credit for an EU measure to waive import duty on medical equipment across all Member States, which still includes us. twitter.com/trussliz/statu… twitter.com/vonderleyen/st…

iPhone : A really important thread, looking at the harsh, hidden realities for those living and working in #SocialCare during #covid19.

The clearest demonstration of how #covid19 is entangling urgent questions of economy with public health, human rights & dignity, #ukemplaw. twitter.com/lewis_goodall/…

iPhone : "The failure of the draft legislation to provide for any of these political prisoners... is discriminatory and arbitrary in circumstances where provisions have been made for other prisoners..."

Read our statement here #Turkey #COVIDー19

barhumanrights.org.uk/political-pris…

iPhone : For good measure, here is the EU measure.

eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/…

It’s ideology being used deceitfully to pull the wool over our eyes, again.

It’s desperate, at a time when we need to have trust and faith in our government to tell the truth, & to put people first.

iPhone : Hard not to despair.

Even mid-pandemic, this govt’s days of deceit when it comes to the EU are not over.

Here we see Liz Truss taking credit for an EU measure to waive import duty on medical equipment across all Member States, which still includes us. twitter.com/trussliz/statu… twitter.com/vonderleyen/st…