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Prof Fredman helps launch ‘Transformative constitutionalism’ in Sao Paulo, Brazil

admin 20th March 2014

Prof Fredman, Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, presented at the launch of the book ‘Transformative Constitutionalism’ on 14th March 2014 in Sao Paulo, Brazil The launch event was hosted by GV and Conectas Human Rights LAW.  The book Transformative constitutionalism: Comparing the apex courts of Brazil , India and South Africa, is published by the University of Pretoria and organized […]

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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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Ground-breaking South African Judgment on the Right to a Basic Education

admin 24th February 2014

On Thursday 20 February, Judge Glenn Goosen of the South African High Court declared that the South African government’s failure to provide basic furniture to schools across the Eastern Cape Province was in violation of learners’ right to a basic education under the South African Constitution. He further ordered the government to provide adequate furniture by 31 May.  A 2011 […]

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Prof Fredman attends Gender Mainstreaming Workshop at the Rights of Women at Work Clinic at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

admin 23rd February 2014

On Thursday, the 20th of February, the Rights of Women at Work Clinic at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem held a workshop on gender mainstreaming, with representatives from civil rights organisations and academia, including Prof Sandra Fredman, Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub at the Oxford Faculty of Law. The workshop discussed both ‘bottom up’ initiatives of […]

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