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Let’s see off a Brexit of human rights

The UK can and must still hold fast to a Europe of values

By Shami Charkrabarti   October 2016

The flag of the European Union ©Lukas Schulze/DPA/PA Images

“I was a remainer” already sounds like the start of a dystopian novel, or the beginning of an anecdote to a grandchild in years to come. Yet I was. Sceptical of aspects of European Union policy and its lack of accountability, I never felt the slightest desire to abandon or destroy it, any more than I would with the UK, about which I harbour many of the same reservations. Ultimately, as an…

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