Video: Human rights debate at NYU London

14 May 2014 by

On 28 April 2014 I debated Dr Lee Rotherham of the Taxpayers’ Alliance at NYU London. The motion was: This House believes the human rights agenda is promoting unfairness in the UK. I was against the motion (as you may have guessed).

The debate is now up on YouTube – enjoy!

3 comments


  1. Theo Hopkins says:

    Adam, I enjoyed the debate – well, the half I have had time to watch.

    Can you run trough catgate here – as your opponent suggested it was not the way you put it?

    1. Adam Wagner says:

      Thanks Theo – my posts on the case sum up the position. The cat was mentioned in the judgment (actually, as a joke) but was obviously not the reason the man avoided deportation, as stated by Theresa May.

      http://ukhumanrightsblog.com/2011/10/04/cat-had-nothing-to-do-with-failure-to-deport-man/
      http://ukhumanrightsblog.com/2011/10/05/the-lessons-and-shaggy-dogs-and-catgate/
      http://ukhumanrightsblog.com/2011/10/06/what-the-first-catgate-appeal-judgment-actually-says/

      1. Theo Hopkins says:

        And here in Oxford UKIP are leafleting me and are still talking on human rights about “the cat”.

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