Jonathan Cooper OBE
Jonathan Cooper OBE is a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers and a Human Rights specialist with experience before English and International courts and tribunals, as well as conducting training programmes and advising on human rights issues in jurisdictions all over the world. Jonathan is the Chief Executive of the Human Dignity Trust, a legal charity that supports those who want to challenge anti-gay laws wherever they exist in the world.
In focus: progression in the field of LGBT rights in Europe and internationally, by Jonathan Cooper OBE
The rapid progress of affording legal rights to LGBT people in Europe has been astonishing. This story, of the triumph of equality and diversity, is also a story of the triumph of the rule of law.