OxHRH and HRFG Associate, Judge Dhaya Pillay, One of Four Nominees for SA Constitutional Court Vacancy

OxHRH and HRFG Associate, Judge Dhaya Pillay, One of Four Nominees for SA Constitutional Court Vacancy

The Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Oxford Martin School Human Rights for Future Generations Programme would like ...
Enforcing a ‘Universal’ Declaration: UN Efforts to hold Non-State Actors Accountable for Human Rights

Enforcing a ‘Universal’ Declaration: UN Efforts to hold Non-State Actors Accountable for Human Rights

The UN General Assembly adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948 as an expression of universally ...
Book Release: ‘The Jurisprudence of Lord Hoffmann’ (Hart 2015)

Book Release: ‘The Jurisprudence of Lord Hoffmann’ (Hart 2015)

The Jurisprudence of Lord Hoffmann is now available from Hart Publishing. Lord Leonard Hoffmann remains one of ...
Entering the No-Go Zone – Social Security and Discrimination in the UK Supreme Court

Entering the No-Go Zone – Social Security and Discrimination in the UK Supreme Court

It is rare for a human rights challenge in the social security context to succeed in the English courts. In large ...
New OxHRH Communications Manager – Welcome Kira Allmann!

New OxHRH Communications Manager – Welcome Kira Allmann!

The OxHRH Blog is delighted to welcome Kira Allmann to the team as the Communications Manager. Kira completed a ...
Single Mothers, Absent Fathers and the Best Interests of the Child: Drawing a Fine Balance in the ABC Case

Single Mothers, Absent Fathers and the Best Interests of the Child: Drawing a Fine Balance in the ABC Case

India is a country where religious rights of different communities are constitutionally protected. However ...
Global Equality Community Unites to Celebrate Equal Rights Activists on Thursday July 16

Global Equality Community Unites to Celebrate Equal Rights Activists on Thursday July 16

Equality and human rights advocates from around the world will celebrate equal rights this Thursday as former ...
A Supreme Court at the Centre of a Deeply Divided Society

A Supreme Court at the Centre of a Deeply Divided Society

From January 01 to April 01 2015 I worked as a Foreign Law Clerk at the Supreme Court of Israel. This internship ...
"You Have the Right to an Attorney that We Approve of”: Right to Counsel under Iran's New Criminal Procedure Code

"You Have the Right to an Attorney that We Approve of”: Right to Counsel under Iran's New Criminal Procedure Code

Under Iran’s new Criminal Procedure Code only lawyers pre-approved by the Head of the Judiciary may intervene ...
OxHRH Webinars Recognised by the OxTalent Awards

OxHRH Webinars Recognised by the OxTalent Awards

On 16 June 2015 the work of the OxHRH was formally recognised at the Oxford IT Services OxTalent Awards.  The ...
Marikana: A Failure of Regulation and the Reinforcement of Inequality: A Preliminary View

Marikana: A Failure of Regulation and the Reinforcement of Inequality: A Preliminary View

On Thursday 25th June, a judicial commission of inquiry published the Marikana Report into the tragic events at ...
Grand Chamber of the ECtHR to Review Limitations on Choice of Birthplace for Women

Grand Chamber of the ECtHR to Review Limitations on Choice of Birthplace for Women

Dubská and Krejzová v the Czech Republic has been referred to the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human ...