All Quiet in the Turkish Courts

All Quiet in the Turkish Courts

In Western academia, few efforts have been made to portray the status of the Turkish jurisdiction and its stance ...
The Prohibition of Torture 70 years after the UDHR

The Prohibition of Torture 70 years after the UDHR

Article 5 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which is 70 this December, provides in unequivocal terms ...
Justice Kennedy on Healthcare

Justice Kennedy on Healthcare

Justice Anthony Kennedy, who long served as the swing vote on important healthcare-related decisions, retired from ...
Bonavero Institute of Human Rights: Student Programmes

Bonavero Institute of Human Rights: Student Programmes

The Bonavero Institute of Human Rights invites applications for two of its student programmes this term: ...
The Consequences of the Ashers Cake Judgment

The Consequences of the Ashers Cake Judgment

The Supreme Court has allowed the appeal by Belfast bakery Ashers Bakery and its managers Mr and Mrs McArthur in ...
Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Women’s Entry into Religious Temple

Indian Supreme Court Strikes Down Ban on Women’s Entry into Religious Temple

Recently, a (4:1) majority of a five-judge bench of the Indian Supreme Court in Indian Lawyers ...
OxHRH Communications Director Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship in Media Law

OxHRH Communications Director Awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship in Media Law

OxHRH Communications Director, Dr Kira Allmann, has been awarded a three-year Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in ...
Religious symbols in schools: Passive and harmless or a powerful threat?

Religious symbols in schools: Passive and harmless or a powerful threat?

In Lautsi v Italy (2012), the applicant argued that the presence of crucifixes in state school classrooms violated ...
Persecution of rights activists and voices of dissent in India

Persecution of rights activists and voices of dissent in India

Recently, in a series of synchronized raids carried throughout India, various human rights activists and vocal ...
OxHRH and TNNLU Host Affirmative Action and the SDG of Goal of Gender Equality Conference

OxHRH and TNNLU Host Affirmative Action and the SDG of Goal of Gender Equality Conference

The Tamil Nadu National Law University (TNNLU), in collaboration with the Oxford Human Rights Hub, United Kingdom ...
Tackling India’s Devadasi System –  A Matter of Policing and Public Order?

Tackling India’s Devadasi System –  A Matter of Policing and Public Order?

In September 2017, India’s National Human Rights Commission issued notices to the states of Andhra Pradesh and ...
Gender Recognition Reform – The Current Debate is Misconceived

Gender Recognition Reform – The Current Debate is Misconceived

The Gender Recognition Act 2004 ('GRA') allows transgender people in England and Wales to be legally recognised in ...