Recent Developments in the UN Human Rights Council: Traditional Values and Women’s Right to Equality in the Family

Recent Developments in the UN Human Rights Council: Traditional Values and Women’s Right to Equality in the Family

In recent years at the United Nation’s Human Right’s Council (UNHRC) an ideological challenge has been directed ...
United States Labor Relations Board Cowardly Punts its Duties

United States Labor Relations Board Cowardly Punts its Duties

Earlier this month, the United States witnessed a major setback for freedom of association. The National Labor ...
REDRESS Publishes Report on Victim Participation in Domestic Proceedings with OPBP’s Assistance

REDRESS Publishes Report on Victim Participation in Domestic Proceedings with OPBP’s Assistance

Human rights NGO REDRESS has published a new report on victim participation in criminal proceedings relating to ...
High Court in Belfast Finds the Northern Irish Executive Failed its Statutory Duty to Adopt a ‘Strategy’ to Tackle Poverty Based on ‘Objective Need’

High Court in Belfast Finds the Northern Irish Executive Failed its Statutory Duty to Adopt a ‘Strategy’ to Tackle Poverty Based on ‘Objective Need’

On 30 June 2015 the High Court in Belfast ruled [2015] NIQB 59 that the Northern Irish Executive failed its ...
Nothing Right about Children’s Rights in Pakistan

Nothing Right about Children’s Rights in Pakistan

The first week of August 2015 has been witness to what is being called Pakistan’s ‘biggest child abuse scandal’– ...
OPBP Volunteer Wins Human Rights Essay Prize

OPBP Volunteer Wins Human Rights Essay Prize

Oxford Pro Bono Group fundee Michael Rhimes has won the essay competition run by UK human rights charity René ...
Adam Wagner Shortlisted for Liberty Human Rights Lawyer of the Year

Adam Wagner Shortlisted for Liberty Human Rights Lawyer of the Year

Adam Wagner, a barrister at 1 Crown Office Row, has been shortlisted by human rights advocacy organization ...
Growing Pains in Timor Leste

Growing Pains in Timor Leste

Timor Leste’s stability is under focus following the recent killing by security forces of Mauk Moruk, a long-time ...
In Memory of Bob Hepple

In Memory of Bob Hepple

It is with a heavy heart that I write to say farewell to Bob Hepple, who died in the early hours of Friday 21st ...
A Human Rights Perspective of the Supreme Court Verdict on the Basic Structure Doctrine

A Human Rights Perspective of the Supreme Court Verdict on the Basic Structure Doctrine

In a recent verdict by the Supreme Court of Pakistan (“SCP”), the constitutionality of, inter alia, the 21st ...
Canadian Equality Rights E-book Published

Canadian Equality Rights E-book Published

Jonnette Watson Hamilton and Jennifer Koshan, Professors at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, have ...
Equal Rights Trust Publishes First Comprehensive Report on Inequality in Ukraine

Equal Rights Trust Publishes First Comprehensive Report on Inequality in Ukraine

On Friday 14 August the Equal Rights Trust launched its latest country report In the Crosscurrents: Addressing ...