Magna Carta

Magna Carta

11 June 2015

Magna Carta: standing the test of time

Since 1215, the charter has kept citizens free and monarchs in check.

5 June 2015

‘Human rights have turned the idea of liberty on its head’

Jon Holbrook says the Human Rights Act makes a mockery of Magna Carta.

21 May 2015

How UK courts are betraying Magna Carta

We must resist the new assaults on due process.

800 years on,
why Magna Carta still matters

The document that built a ‘brazen wall’ to guard the individual from the state.

13 May 2015

Magna Carta: reignite the spirit of rebellion

Freedom is never given to us – it must be won.

13 May 2015

‘Everything that Magna Carta stood for is being buried’

Peter Hitchens talks to Tom Slater about the phoney nostalgia for the great charter.