Your Facebook Data Just Got a Lot More Secure- Dissecting the Safe Harbor Decision of the CJEU

Your Facebook Data Just Got a Lot More Secure- Dissecting the Safe Harbor Decision of the CJEU

For fifteen years companies on both sides of the Atlantic relied on Commission Decision 2000/520 (“Commission ...
Justice Thembile Skweyiya

Justice Thembile Skweyiya

We are sad to note the passing of Justice Thembile Skweyiya, formerly judge of the Constitutional Court of South ...
Iran’s Citizenship Law: Political Considerations or Recognition of Inherent Human Rights?

Iran’s Citizenship Law: Political Considerations or Recognition of Inherent Human Rights?

For years the plight of thousands of children born to Iranian mothers married to foreign men has been the subject ...
Internship at the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre

Internship at the European Human Rights Advocacy Centre

The European Human Rights Advocacy Centre (EHRAC) is inviting applications from graduates and post-graduates for a ...
Courts and Climate Change: Breakthrough for Judicial Activism in the Netherlands

Courts and Climate Change: Breakthrough for Judicial Activism in the Netherlands

The 24th of June 2015 was a historic day for climate litigation: the district court in The Hague ordered the Dutch ...
The Role of Parliaments in the Protection and Realisation of the Rule of Law and Human Rights

The Role of Parliaments in the Protection and Realisation of the Rule of Law and Human Rights

What is the role of parliaments in the protection and realisation of the rule of law and human rights? Should ...
The Meaning of Life Imprisonment – The Case of Khoroshenko v. Russia

The Meaning of Life Imprisonment – The Case of Khoroshenko v. Russia

Life imprisonment is a harsh sanction that is used in most countries in the world. Evidence from treaty bodies, ...
Setting the Rules of the Game: how can regulations of private actors ensure the right to education post-2015?

Setting the Rules of the Game: how can regulations of private actors ensure the right to education post-2015?

This session forms part of a series of events organised by the Privatisation in Education Research Initiative, the ...
OxHRH Website Improvements… and Some Technical Issues

OxHRH Website Improvements… and Some Technical Issues

The Oxford Human Rights Hub is pleased to be able to offer visitors to the website and readers of the Blog a new, ...
Queensland Parliament Lights Up the Night for Human Rights

Queensland Parliament Lights Up the Night for Human Rights

Monday 14th September 2015 saw an exciting development on the legislative human rights front in Australia, as a ...
Social Media: Foundations of the Cyber-Society and the Role of Law

Social Media: Foundations of the Cyber-Society and the Role of Law

The Foundation for Law, Justice and Society in association with Wolfson College and Centre for Socio Legal ...
Has the Council of the EU’s Decision on Relocation of Refugees Given Adequate Effect to the Commission’s Proposals?

Has the Council of the EU’s Decision on Relocation of Refugees Given Adequate Effect to the Commission’s Proposals?

My previous post analysed some of the immediate and long-term responses to the escalating refugee crisis in Europe ...