Sudan’s Elusive Justice: Do Heads of States Enjoy Immunity from International Crimes?

Sudan’s Elusive Justice: Do Heads of States Enjoy Immunity from International Crimes?

With the worsening situation in Sudan and the government’s systematic violations against the people of Sudan, ...
The High Court of Botswana decriminalises same-sex relations

The High Court of Botswana decriminalises same-sex relations

The judgement of the Botswana High Court in LM V The Attorney General, which legalised same-sex sex relations, is ...
Call for Papers: Young Scholars Forum, Melbourne Institute for Comparative Constitutional Law, 9-11 December 2019

Call for Papers: Young Scholars Forum, Melbourne Institute for Comparative Constitutional Law, 9-11 December 2019

The Melbourne Institute of Comparative Constitutional Law (MICCL) is an initiative of the Laureate Program in ...
Religious minorities in Austria lose Good Friday as a public holiday

Religious minorities in Austria lose Good Friday as a public holiday

For the first time since 1952, this year, Good Friday on the 19thApril was not a public holiday for employees who ...
Arm Sales to Saudi Arabia: Evaluating the Clear Risk of Violations of IHL

Arm Sales to Saudi Arabia: Evaluating the Clear Risk of Violations of IHL

On Thursday 20 June, the Court of Appeal issued its open judgment in the appeal concerning the lawfulness of the ...
López Soto v Venezuela: The Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ answer to violence against women

López Soto v Venezuela: The Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ answer to violence against women

The Inter-American Court of Human Rights’ (IACtHR) feminist answer to torture and sexual enslavement in its ...
Fostering a Human Rights Community: OxHRH Graduate Student Workshop

Fostering a Human Rights Community: OxHRH Graduate Student Workshop

On Wednesday 29 May 2019, the OxHRH held its fifth workshop for MPhil and DPhil students at Oxford University ...
Brazil’s top court uses anti-racism legislation to make discrimination against LGBT people a criminal offence

Brazil’s top court uses anti-racism legislation to make discrimination against LGBT people a criminal offence

On 13th June 2019, Brazil’s Supreme Federal Court (STF), by a majority of 8 to 3, recognized discrimination on the ...
Outcomes from the Workshop on Vertical Inequality and Human Rights

Outcomes from the Workshop on Vertical Inequality and Human Rights

On 17th May 2019, the Sciences Po Law Clinic and the Global Initiative for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights ...
New Book Edited by Jonathan Herring and Camilla Pickles

New Book Edited by Jonathan Herring and Camilla Pickles

Jonathan Herring and Camilla Pickles' new edited collection Childbirth, Vulnerability and Law: Exploring Issues of ...
#Repeal162: Same-Sex Marriage Bogeyman an Incomprehensible Justification for Criminalizing Same-Sex Conduct

#Repeal162: Same-Sex Marriage Bogeyman an Incomprehensible Justification for Criminalizing Same-Sex Conduct

Over the past six years, Kenyan human rights activists, lawyers and organisations have secured key legal victories ...
The ‘Unaffordable’ Pro-life Abortion Policy in Kenya

The ‘Unaffordable’ Pro-life Abortion Policy in Kenya

The narrow basis for the procurement of abortions in Kenya discriminates against women and girls based on their ...