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Using the OxHRH Blog as Teaching Resource

admin 13th August 2015

Former Editor of the OxHRH Blog, Rachel Wechsler understands the potential value of the Blog as a teaching tool and has integrated it into the curriculum for the International Human Rights Law course she teaches at the West Virginia University College of Law.  While much of a foundational course in International Human Rights Law generally focuses […]

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Introducing a New Human Rights Blog the African Court of Human and People's Rights Monitor

admin 10th August 2015

The  ACtHPR Monitor is an exciting new blog bringing together academics, practitioners, NGOs and other stakeholders engaged with the African Court on Human and People’s Rights. The Court was established in 2006 by the African Union with a mandate to protect human rights in Africa.  Every country apart from South Sudan has signed up to the African Charter […]

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Publication Launch: Global Perspectives on Human Rights (2nd Edition)

admin 3rd August 2015

The Oxford Human Rights Hub is delighted to launch the Second Edition of our Global Perspectives on Human Rights: Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog 2014-2015. Inspired by the success of the First Edition, we have sought once again to collect, review and reflect on the posts contributed to the OxHRH Blog. This edition spans from […]

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OxHRH Communications Manager Leads Podcasting Workshop at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

admin 1st August 2015

OxHRH Communications Manager and RightsUp podcast producer, Kira Allmann, led a workshop on ‘The Art of Podcasting’ at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) Public Engagement Summer School on July 29th, 2015. The TORCH Public Engagement Summer School is a five-day programme offering training for humanities researchers on how to reach a wider public audience. […]

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Over 100 Participants Worldwide Participate in OxHRH and OSF Workshop on Public-Private Partnerships and the Right to Education

admin 31st July 2015

On 29th of July, 2015, the Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Open Society Foundations presented a live workshop on the Challenges of Public-Private Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education. The workshop was a pioneering multimedia event, including pre-recorded videos, a live studio panel, online Q&A with experts and live questions from participants all […]

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Canadian Federal Court overturns appeal ban for nationals of Designated Countries of Origin

admin 28th July 2015

On 23 July, the Federal Court of Canada ruled that denying refugee claimants from Designated Countries of Origin access to the Refugee Appeal Division was a violation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The Court ruled that these claimants must have access to the Refugee Appeal Division, effective immediately. Professor Cathryn Costello, Andrew […]

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Samuel Pisar: A Tireless Champion of Human Rights

admin 28th July 2015

Tributes are flowing from across the globe to Samuel Pisar, a tireless defender of human rights, whose death was announced this morning. His was an extraordinary life: after a youth of terrible suffering in the midst of the most tragic events of the twentieth century, he went on to a brilliant international career, characterised by […]

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