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A Visit to the 'Virtual World' of Human Rights

admin 25th July 2014

How can online collaboration be used to enhance the understanding and protection of human rights law around the world?  What are some of the challenges involved in forging human rights networks in a virtual space?  What opportunities do ‘new media’ offer academics, researchers and policy makers seeking to transcend traditional geographical and linguistic barriers? How can […]

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OPBP assists ACLU on consultation report 'Privacy Rights in the Digital Age'

admin 16th March 2014

The American Civil Liberties Union has released a draft report for consultation, entitled ‘Privacy Rights in the Digital Age’, which drew on research work done by Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP). The report observes the development of communications technology and government capacity to intrude on privacy rights – and calls on the United Nations Human Rights Committee […]

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OPBP assists ACLU on consultation report ‘Privacy Rights in the Digital Age’

admin 16th March 2014

The American Civil Liberties Union has released a draft report for consultation, entitled ‘Privacy Rights in the Digital Age’, which drew on research work done by Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP). The report observes the development of communications technology and government capacity to intrude on privacy rights – and calls on the United Nations Human Rights Committee […]

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Freedom of Information in Relation to Private Companies

admin 19th May 2013

A comparative law research project prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Hungarian CivilLiberties Union The Hungarian Civil Liberties Union (HCLU), a leading human rights NGO, sought OPBP’s assistance in carrying out comparative research on the application of freedom of information (FOI) laws to state-owned companies in various jurisdictions. The Hungarian legal provisions on FOI […]

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Biometric Identification and Privacy

admin 17th February 2013

Comparative research prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico for the Centre for Law and Policy Research, India (February 2013) This report was prepared to assist the Centre for Law and Policy Research in drafting a petition to the Supreme Court of India, challenging the constitutional validity of the Unique Identification Number (UID) scheme, otherwise known […]

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