The Execution of Justice in Venezuela

The Execution of Justice in Venezuela

In 2009, Judge María Lourdes Afiuni released a political prisoner on bail. Hours after the judgment was delivered, ...
Politics and Legality: The UK’s Trade Union Bill 2015

Politics and Legality: The UK’s Trade Union Bill 2015

Despite having some of the most onerous legal restrictions on the right to strike in the industrialised West, ...
The Pornography of Policing: The “Rape Bait”

The Pornography of Policing: The “Rape Bait”

In Bombay, two men posing as cops raped a 17-year-old girl and filmed the violence they perpetrated on the phone ...
Publication Launch: Global Perspectives on Human Rights (2nd Edition)

Publication Launch: Global Perspectives on Human Rights (2nd Edition)

The Oxford Human Rights Hub is delighted to launch the Second Edition of our Global Perspectives on Human Rights: ...
OxHRH Communications Manager Leads Podcasting Workshop at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

OxHRH Communications Manager Leads Podcasting Workshop at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

OxHRH Communications Manager and RightsUp podcast producer, Kira Allmann, led a workshop on 'The Art of ...
Over 100 Participants Worldwide Participate in OxHRH and OSF Workshop on Public-Private Partnerships and the Right to Education

Over 100 Participants Worldwide Participate in OxHRH and OSF Workshop on Public-Private Partnerships and the Right to Education

On 29th of July, 2015, the Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Open Society Foundations presented a live workshop on ...
The Seafood Industry and Its Sustainability Challenge – Why the Government of Thailand and Global Retailers Will Work Towards Sustainability and Human Rights

The Seafood Industry and Its Sustainability Challenge – Why the Government of Thailand and Global Retailers Will Work Towards Sustainability and Human Rights

A recent investigation from the Guardian has revealed how Rohingya migrants fleeing Burma to reach Malaysia are ...
Glossip v Gross: Taking Up Justice Breyer’s Call to Question the Death Penalty

Glossip v Gross: Taking Up Justice Breyer’s Call to Question the Death Penalty

Last month the United States Supreme Court ruled in Glossip v. Gross 135 S. Ct. 2726 (2015) that the use of ...
R (Davis): Rights in Communications Data and Constitutional Evolution

R (Davis): Rights in Communications Data and Constitutional Evolution

Much ink has been spilt of late over the mass surveillance programs run by western intelligence agencies. A ...
Canadian Federal Court overturns appeal ban for nationals of Designated Countries of Origin

Canadian Federal Court overturns appeal ban for nationals of Designated Countries of Origin

On 23 July, the Federal Court of Canada ruled that denying refugee claimants from Designated Countries of Origin ...
Samuel Pisar: A Tireless Champion of Human Rights

Samuel Pisar: A Tireless Champion of Human Rights

Tributes are flowing from across the globe to Samuel Pisar, a tireless defender of human rights, whose death was ...
The Mandatory Death Penalty and Narratives of the Common Law

The Mandatory Death Penalty and Narratives of the Common Law

Some people say the common law is all about narrative. A story gets told, then retold and retold and with each ...