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George Galloway’s Walkout and Discrimination on the Basis of Nationality

Reuven (Ruvi) Ziegler 27th February 2013

On the 20th of February, George Galloway, MP for Bradford West, walked out of a debate at Christ Church, Oxford. He arrived (an hour and a half late) in order to debate Eylon Aslan-Levy (a finalist reading Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Brasenose College). Upon realising that Levy was an Israeli citizen, he announced: ‘I don’t […]

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George Galloway's Walkout and Discrimination on the Basis of Nationality

admin 27th February 2013

On the 20th of February, George Galloway, MP for Bradford West, walked out of a debate at Christ Church, Oxford. He arrived (an hour and a half late) in order to debate Eylon Aslan-Levy (a finalist reading Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Brasenose College). Upon realising that Levy was an Israeli citizen, he announced: ‘I don’t […]

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Protecting the Labour Rights and Human Rights of Migrant Domestic Workers – A Labour Regulation Approach

Guest Contributor 26th February 2013

By Professor Judy Fudge – Women who cross national borders in order to work in the households of other peoples’ families are very vulnerable to exploitation.Their precarious work situation is a function both of their precarious migrant status – typically they are admitted to the country in which they work on visas that tie their […]

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Congratulations to the Oxford Jessup Moot Team

Import Import 26th February 2013

The Oxford Human Rights Hub congratulates the University of Oxford team for defeating the University of Cambridge in the final of the UK National Championship of the 54th Phillip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition held in London on 17 February 2013. Shreya Atrey, a DPhil candidate and OxHRH participant, coached the team to […]

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Hacking, blagging and bribing? The press after Leveson

Guest Contributor 25th February 2013

By Hugh Tomlinson QC – Hacking, blagging and bribing were, for many years, standard journalistic techniques in parts of the British press.  Their exposure led to continuing police investigations, over 100 arrests, several criminal prosecutions and the Leveson inquiry.  These criminal techniques were accompanied by intrusion, bullying, inaccuracy and a range of other abuses by […]

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