The United Kingdom adheres to the European Convention on Human Rights, which prevents us from sending anyone to a country where there is a real risk that they will be exposed to torture, or inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.
If you do not qualify for recognition as a refugee and you that think there are humanitarian reasons why you should be allowed to stay in the United Kingdom, you might be given temporary permission to stay in the UK.
The UK is a signatory to the convention. by enacting the Human Rights Act 1998 into British Law, further effect has been given to rights and freedom guaranteed under the convention.
The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) sets out a number of fundamental rights and freedoms.
The most important amongst them are:
* Article 2 which deals with the right to life;
* Article 3 which deals with prohibition of torture;
* Article 4 which deals with prohibition of slavery and forced labour;
* Article 5 which deals with right to liberty and security;
* Article 6 which deals with right to fair trial;
* Article 7 which deals with no punishment without law;
* Article 8 which deals with right to respect for private and family life;
* Article 9 which deals with freedom of thought, conscience and religion;
* Article 10 which deals with freedom of expression;
* Article 11 which deals with freedom of assemble and association;
* Article 12 which deals with right to marry;
* Article 13 which deals with right to effective remedy before home court;
* Article 14 which deals with prohibition of discrimination.
If you think that you have a valid grounds to stay in the UK in any of the articles mentioned above then you may be able to apply for leave to remain in the UK under the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR).
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