The Soviet Legacy and Current Human Rights Debates

The Soviet Legacy and Current Human Rights Debates

A recent post by Steven Jensen has suggested that a model of ‘generations of rights’ – civil and political rights; ...
The Banning of Ridesharing Apps Violates the Human Rights to Science and Free Speech

The Banning of Ridesharing Apps Violates the Human Rights to Science and Free Speech

Earlier on this year, a local court of Buenos Aires issued an injunction blocking the Uber app, electronic payment ...
Work, Human Rights, and Human Capabilities – Virginia Mantouvalou (UCL)

Work, Human Rights, and Human Capabilities – Virginia Mantouvalou (UCL)

Oxford Labour Law Discussion Group seminar Professor Virginia Mantouvalou (University College London) Work, ...
Gender Recognition, Self-Determination and Segregated Space

Gender Recognition, Self-Determination and Segregated Space

In July 2017, the Government announced a public consultation on legal gender recognition in the United Kingdom. In ...
Establishing a breach of Article 3 in medical cases: The ‘applicability’ of Strasbourg jurisprudence

Establishing a breach of Article 3 in medical cases: The ‘applicability’ of Strasbourg jurisprudence

In EA & Ors (Article 3 medical cases – Paposhvili not applicable) [2017] UKUT 00445, the Upper Tribunal ...
New Positions at the Centre for Law and Policy Research

New Positions at the Centre for Law and Policy Research

Centre for Law and Policy Research (“CLPR”) is a not-for-profit trust based in Bengaluru. We are a team of young ...
Einarsson v Iceland: Worrying Implications for Discussing Rape Allegations on Social Media

Einarsson v Iceland: Worrying Implications for Discussing Rape Allegations on Social Media

This post analyses Einarsson v Iceland, a defamation case in which a celebrity sued an Instagram user (‘X’) for ...
Retroactively Legalizing Illegal Settlements: What’s the ‘Greater Jerusalem’ Bill?

Retroactively Legalizing Illegal Settlements: What’s the ‘Greater Jerusalem’ Bill?

With Israeli settlement expansion continuing unabated in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, the Israeli Knesset’s ...
Rompiendo el silencio y sosteniendo la mirada: Mujeres denunciantes de tortura sexual en Atenco en la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

Rompiendo el silencio y sosteniendo la mirada: Mujeres denunciantes de tortura sexual en Atenco en la Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos

La Corte Interamericana de Derechos Humanos emitirá, en los próximos meses, la sentencia del “Caso Atenco” ...
Breaking the Silence, Holding the Gaze: Women Denounce Sexual Torture in Atenco Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

Breaking the Silence, Holding the Gaze: Women Denounce Sexual Torture in Atenco Before the Inter-American Court of Human Rights

In the coming months, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights will issue its decision on the Atenco case, ...
Friday in Focus: Helen Taylor

Friday in Focus: Helen Taylor

I came to Oxford in 2013 to read for the BCL followed by the DPhil, with a particular interest in human rights and ...
Is the Era of Universal Human Rights Coming to an End (Conor Gearty, LSE)

Is the Era of Universal Human Rights Coming to an End (Conor Gearty, LSE)

Corin​ Redgrave​​ Memorial ​​Lecture ​​2018​ Conor ​Gearty​ Professor​ of ​​Human​ ​Rights ​​Law​ ​at ...