Special Blog Series: Supreme Court of Kenya’s Historic Judgment Nullifying the 2017 Presidential Election

admin 18th October 2017

At the beginning of September, the Kenyan Supreme Court ruled that the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), the official election body in Kenya, had failed to conduct the 8 August 2017 Presidential election in accordance with the law, as there were irregularities and illegalities committed that affected the integrity of the election. It therefore […]

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Event: Decolonisation and Human Rights-A Forgotten Story?

admin 18th November 2016

Steven L.B. Jensen’s book, The Making of International Human Rights: The 1960s, Decolonization, and the Reconstruction of Global Values, argues that historians of human rights have ignored the role of countries in the Global South in driving the development of human rights, especially in the 1960s.  His book has sparked important discussions amongst those interested […]

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Oxford Lawyers Against Poverty: Brexit-Legal Challenges and Opportunities

admin 27th October 2016

Oxford Lawyers Against Poverty is an initiative set up by Legal Professionals and Students interested in the link between the rule of law and poverty in the developing world and how lawyers can make a positive contribution to the alleviation of poverty through legal channels. On November 9th at 6:30pm we will be holding Brexit: Legal Challenges and […]

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OxHRH Submission to the JCHR Now Published

admin 20th October 2016

Under the auspicies of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, Professor Sandra Fredman, Director of the OxHRH and Rhodes Professor of the Laws of the British Commonwealth and the USA; Professor  Alan Bogg, Professor Labour Law; Alison Young, Professor of Public Law and Dr Meghan Campbell, Deputy-Director of the OxHRH and Weston Junior Research Fellow have […]

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Brexiting and Rights-Transitional Justice Institute

admin 22nd September 2016

On the 27 September, the Transitional Justice Institute(TJI, Ulster University) in partnership with the Committee on the Administration of Justice(CAJ) in association with the Equality Coalition and Research and Impact Ulster University will host a discussion seminar on the human rights and equality implications of the EU referendum held on the 23 June  in the MAC […]

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