Category Archives: Harry Shindler’s Human Right to Vote

London Olympics Security and the Military Covenant

On the British Military being again called upon in an emergency and taken from a BLOWER Comment cartoon July 13th in the Telegraph, with due acknowledgments to Rudyard Kipling: O it’s Tommy this, an’ Tommy that an “Tommy go away”, … Continue reading

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No Vote for Peers or Harry Shindler?

The  ruling below by the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR)  in the case of Peers, could ironically be viewed as setting a favourable legal precedent for old soldier Harry Shindler, who currently has his voting rights case before this Strasbourg … Continue reading

Posted in Anomaly of Voteless Expat Brits in EU, European Court of Human Rights, Harry Shindler, Harry Shindler's Human Right to Vote, In Defence of the ECHR, Lord Lexden-Overseas Voter Discrimination, Military Covenant, No Votes for Peers or Harry Shindler?, Voting Rights | 5 Comments

French Inspire 1 Million Overseas Citizens to Vote

How can the French authorities inspire and organise 1 million of their overseas citizens to vote in national elections but not the British with their own? Old soldier Harry Shindler does not need inspiring – just the right to vote! … Continue reading

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Harry Shindler vs the United Kingdom

Watch this entertaining video on YouTube of old soldier Harry Shindler, a long time resident in Italy. He is talking about his experiences as a British soldier in WWII and his long, on-going struggle with the British government to regain the right … Continue reading

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IER for Overseas Voters

One reason why registration rates for overseas voters are so low is illustrated by research below into Individual Electoral Registration (IER). A change to IER from their former and compulsary Householder Electoral Registration (HER), is already required of British citizens moving  abroad to … Continue reading

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UK vs French Parliament 2012

454,901 expatriate French have voted  worldwide for their President and soon for deputies to their Assembly in Paris  – <see left << The red is where François Hollande was supported (46.93%). Blue – Sarkozy (53.05%) And if this had been … Continue reading

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British Expats Out-Voted by French Counterparts.

The link below shows that over 40% of French overseas citizens voted out of more than one million registered in the recent French Presidential Elections of 2012. The UK then compares very badly with only some 30,000 British overseas citizens registered to … Continue reading

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