Coup and Constitution in Zimbabwe Part 1: The Military Action is Profoundly Unconstitutional

Coup and Constitution in Zimbabwe Part 1: The Military Action is Profoundly Unconstitutional

On 14 November 2017, the Zimbabwe Defence Force (ZDF) took control of key parts of Zimbabwe’s capital Harare. ...
Offences Against Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: Vindicating The Victim’s Right to Dignity

Offences Against Foreign Domestic Workers in Singapore: Vindicating The Victim’s Right to Dignity

The High Court of Singapore recently increased the sentences of two employers who had starved their foreign ...
Friday in Focus: Natasha Holcroft-Emmess

Friday in Focus: Natasha Holcroft-Emmess

I started blogging for the Oxford Human Rights Hub in the summer of 2012, when the blog was just starting out. I ...
Child Marriage before the Indian Supreme Court

Child Marriage before the Indian Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India on 11th October 2017 ruled that sexual intercourse or sexual acts by a man with his ...
Australia Denies Political Participation as an Indigenous Human Right

Australia Denies Political Participation as an Indigenous Human Right

Political participation is a human right affirmed and contextualised for indigenous peoples under the United ...
Just for Kids Law Releases Report on Using Strategic Litigation in the UK Supreme Court Case R vs Tigere

Just for Kids Law Releases Report on Using Strategic Litigation in the UK Supreme Court Case R vs Tigere

Bringing about social change is hard work and there are always many barriers, but there are also many methods to ...
Rwanda: New Torture and Illegal Detention Allegations in a Climate of Political Oppression

Rwanda: New Torture and Illegal Detention Allegations in a Climate of Political Oppression

A decade after living through one of the most brutal genocides of the past century, Rwanda has not yet fully ...
Centre for Rapoport for Human Rights and Justice: Call for Papers

Centre for Rapoport for Human Rights and Justice: Call for Papers

Dedicated to interdisciplinary and critical dialogue on international human rights law and discourse, the Rapoport ...
‘12 year a non-compliance’: redress at last?

‘12 year a non-compliance’: redress at last?

Last week, the UK government announced its intention to change the Prison Service Guidance so as to allow ...
BIHR Seminar: Human Rights Under Threat: Shrinking Civil Society in Cambodia

BIHR Seminar: Human Rights Under Threat: Shrinking Civil Society in Cambodia

Monday 13 November 2017 5:30 pm to 7:00pm Across the globe, civil society organisations have been coming under ...
The Supreme Countdown: The Fortnight That Shaped Kenya’s Presidential Determination and Beyond

The Supreme Countdown: The Fortnight That Shaped Kenya’s Presidential Determination and Beyond

Since 1 September 2017, when the Supreme Court of Kenya nullified the Presidential election, the spotlight shifted ...
Friday in Focus: Chris McConnachie

Friday in Focus: Chris McConnachie

I get a little jolt of excitement when I see the Oxford Human Rights Hub pop up in my inbox or Twitter feed. ...