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For a long time, the law on contempt of court in Kenya was outdated and quite unsatisfactory.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 ...
The New UN General Comment on Business and Human Rights, Part 1: What Regulations Must States Put in Place when Private Actors are Involved in the Delivery of Essential Services?

The New UN General Comment on Business and Human Rights, Part 1: What Regulations Must States Put in Place when Private Actors are Involved in the Delivery of Essential Services?

Two weeks ago, the UN Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) published the much-awaited new ...
Trinity Lutheran v. Comer: Does The U.S. Supreme Court Now See Separation of Church and State as a Kind of Religious Discrimination?

Trinity Lutheran v. Comer: Does The U.S. Supreme Court Now See Separation of Church and State as a Kind of Religious Discrimination?

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer seems modest on its facts, but it moves the Court ...
Trillion-Rand South African Nuclear Procurement Halted By South African High Court

Trillion-Rand South African Nuclear Procurement Halted By South African High Court

The South African government’s nuclear procurement programme, already mired in controversy in the media amidst ...
First in Asia – Taiwan’s Marriage Equality Ruling in Comparative and Queer Perspectives

First in Asia – Taiwan’s Marriage Equality Ruling in Comparative and Queer Perspectives

On 24 May 2017, the Constitutional Court of Taiwan issued a ruling in favour of same-sex marriage (full text in ...
The Devil’s in the Dictum: the Kenyan Court of Appeal Wishes Away the Inviolability of the Right to Hold a Religious Belief

The Devil’s in the Dictum: the Kenyan Court of Appeal Wishes Away the Inviolability of the Right to Hold a Religious Belief

High school students subscribing to the Seventh Day Adventist faith have cause for celebration. In Seventh Day ...
Limitations on the Remedial Powers of the Inter-American System of Human Rights

Limitations on the Remedial Powers of the Inter-American System of Human Rights

In 2001, the Supreme Court of Argentina gave a judgment against Jorge Fontevecchia and Héctor D’Amico for ...