Congratulations to University of Oxford Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Competition Team!

Congratulations to University of Oxford Nelson Mandela World Human Rights Moot Competition Team!

The University of Oxford, participating for the first time in the competition, finished second in the oral rounds ...
Le Droit, C’est Moi: Xi Jinping’s New Rule-By-Law Approach

Le Droit, C’est Moi: Xi Jinping’s New Rule-By-Law Approach

China’s party-and-state leader tries to bring government officials under the reach of the legal system. But the ...
Asylum Seekers Gain the Right to Work in Ireland

Asylum Seekers Gain the Right to Work in Ireland

Asylum seekers arriving in Ireland are prohibited from seeking employment until a determination of their ...
Oxford Academics Letter to The Times on Judicial Independence in Poland

Oxford Academics Letter to The Times on Judicial Independence in Poland

In light of recent proposed reforms to the judiciary in Poland, a group of Oxford academics, lead by OxHRH ...
The Taylor Review and the Zero-hours Contract

The Taylor Review and the Zero-hours Contract

In this note, I take a very brief look at the ‘Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices’ (‘TR’), concentrating on ...
Iran’s Presidential Charade: Women Out or In?

Iran’s Presidential Charade: Women Out or In?

The controversy over whether a woman can be President in Iran rises every four years during the presidential ...
International Course: “Human Rights as a Universal Ideal: Global Threats and Challenges”

International Course: “Human Rights as a Universal Ideal: Global Threats and Challenges”

The International Center for the Promotion of Human Rights, UNESCO Category II, presents the first edition of its ...
Kenya Enacts Contempt of Court Act to Uphold the Right to a Fair Trial

Kenya Enacts Contempt of Court Act to Uphold the Right to a Fair Trial

For a long time, the law on contempt of court in Kenya was outdated and quite unsatisfactory. However, Kenya ...
Grenfell Tower Fire: The Avoidable Tragedy

Grenfell Tower Fire: The Avoidable Tragedy

On behalf of Professor Geraldine Van Bueren QC  of the Human Rights Collegium   Dr Thomas MacManus of ISCI and Dr ...
Penalising Anti-Semitism in Poland: Creating “Free Speech Martyrs”?

Penalising Anti-Semitism in Poland: Creating “Free Speech Martyrs”?

On a November night in 2015, an effigy of a Jew was burnt in the main market square in Wrocław, Poland, as part of ...
The New UN General Comment And Privatisation, Part 2: Can States Entirely Privatise The Delivery Of Essential Services?

The New UN General Comment And Privatisation, Part 2: Can States Entirely Privatise The Delivery Of Essential Services?

Two weeks ago, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) published the much-awaited new ...