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OPBP Volunteer Wins Human Rights Essay Prize

admin, 25th August 2015

Oxford Pro Bono Group fundee Michael Rhimes has won the essay competition run by UK human rights charity René Cassin. The competition asked the topical question – ‘Religion and human rights – compatible or conflicting?’ Entrants were judged by Daniel Finkelstein, Associate Editor of The Times. Of Michael’s essay, Daniel said: “Michael Rhimes had an extremely original and […]

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Adam Wagner Shortlisted for Liberty Human Rights Lawyer of the Year

admin, 25th August 2015

Adam Wagner, a barrister at 1 Crown Office Row, has been shortlisted by human rights advocacy organization Liberty. Wagner is being recognized for his pioneering and innovative work on Rights Info, a website dedicated to “bringing human rights to life using beautiful infographics, stories and social media.” Wagner also founded the popular UK Human Rights […]

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Canadian Equality Rights E-book Published

admin, 21st August 2015

Jonnette Watson Hamilton and Jennifer Koshan, Professors at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, have compiled an ebook on equality rights jurisprudence under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms that is available on their faculty’s blog, ABlawg. The ebook collects ABlawg posts on equality rights written by Watson Hamilton, Koshan and others since 2008. An introduction […]

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Equal Rights Trust Publishes First Comprehensive Report on Inequality in Ukraine

admin, 21st August 2015

On Friday 14 August the Equal Rights Trust launched its latest country report In the Crosscurrents: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Ukraine.   The report is the first time an in-depth analysis on discrimination felt by various groups across Ukraine has ever been undertaken, and it assesses how the recent conflict has exacerbated situations for these groups. “This report is published at a time of profound change in Ukraine. The country […]

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