Happy New Year from the Oxford Human Rights Hub

Happy New Year from the Oxford Human Rights Hub

As 2018 draws to a close, the Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog is taking a break for the next couple of weeks. We’ll ...
“Insensitive Advertising” of Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: A Violation of Human Dignity

“Insensitive Advertising” of Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: A Violation of Human Dignity

Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower has suspended the licence of an employment agency for advertising the services of ...
Coup, Constitution and Commission: Commission of Inquiry into Zimbabwean Electoral Violence Confirms Military Killings of Civilians

Coup, Constitution and Commission: Commission of Inquiry into Zimbabwean Electoral Violence Confirms Military Killings of Civilians

In a series of earlier posts, I have tracked a series of events in Zimbabwe beginning with the military-assisted ...
New Publications: Philosophical Foundations of Labour Law (OUP, 2018)

New Publications: Philosophical Foundations of Labour Law (OUP, 2018)

Hugh Collins, Gillian Lester and Virginia Mantouvalou (eds), Philosophical Foundations of Labour Law (OUP, ...
Veil of Discord: France’s Approach to Religious Clothing Condemned by the United Nations Human Rights Committee

Veil of Discord: France’s Approach to Religious Clothing Condemned by the United Nations Human Rights Committee

In three decisions issued on 10 August 2018 and 23 October 2018, the United Nations Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) ...
The Two Child Tax Limit Perpetuates the Myth of Poverty as a Moral Failing 

The Two Child Tax Limit Perpetuates the Myth of Poverty as a Moral Failing 

Families who have a third child born after 6 April 2017 will not receive child tax credits for the third child ...
An Analysis of the NRC controversy in Assam: Migration and Citizenship in India

An Analysis of the NRC controversy in Assam: Migration and Citizenship in India

On July 30, 2018, the second draft of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was published by the Government of ...
U of OxHRH J Special Issue Call for Submissions: New Beginnings-Indian Constitutional Rights Jurisprudence after Puttaswamy

U of OxHRH J Special Issue Call for Submissions: New Beginnings-Indian Constitutional Rights Jurisprudence after Puttaswamy

University of Oxford Human Rights Hub Journal (U OxHRH J) CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Special Issue: ‘New Beginnings: ...
Major Federal Right to Education Lawsuit Filed in the U.S

Major Federal Right to Education Lawsuit Filed in the U.S

Last month, 14 students and parents filed a class action law suit, Cook v. Raimondo, asking the U.S. District ...
European Arrest Warrants and The Right to a Fair Trial: The Approach of the CJEU and ECtHR

European Arrest Warrants and The Right to a Fair Trial: The Approach of the CJEU and ECtHR

A highly discussed issue within the EU is whether the extradition of individuals to Poland is permissible under EU ...
How the Harvard Affirmative Action Case Became a ‘Battle of Economists’

How the Harvard Affirmative Action Case Became a ‘Battle of Economists’

The lawsuit over Harvard College’s affirmative action program has been called a ‘battle of economists.’  The ...
Winner of the 2018 Moore Prize

Winner of the 2018 Moore Prize

The judges of the Moore Prize 2018 have announced that Temporary People by Deepak Unnikrishnan is the winning ...