Call for Papers: Irish Yearbook of International Law

Call for Papers: Irish Yearbook of International Law

The editors of the Irish Yearbook of International Law welcome submissions for publication in ...
Eight Executed: The Price for Drug Offences in Indonesia

Eight Executed: The Price for Drug Offences in Indonesia

Over the last two days the media and human rights groups around the world have expressed repulsion and anger over ...
Professor Fredman Contributes to Major UN Women Report: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights

Professor Fredman Contributes to Major UN Women Report: Transforming Economies, Realizing Rights

On 27 April 2015 OxHRH Director, Professor Sandra Fredman and OxHRH Deputy Directors, Meghan Campbell and Laura ...
The US Constitutional Status of Same-Sex Marriage – An Issue that Can No Longer be Avoided

The US Constitutional Status of Same-Sex Marriage – An Issue that Can No Longer be Avoided

This week the Supreme Court of the United States will hear oral argument in what will no doubt be considered one ...
Europe and the Mediterranean

Europe and the Mediterranean

Thirty years ago we knew that there was a demographic and economic crisis on the horizon. We knew, because the ...
Britain’s Human Rights Agenda – Bringing Rights into the Home

Britain’s Human Rights Agenda – Bringing Rights into the Home

In a speech to the UN in 1958, Eleanor Roosevelt famously remarked, “Where, after all, do universal human rights ...
Violence against Women in Pakistan – Between Law and Reality

Violence against Women in Pakistan – Between Law and Reality

The World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap 2014 report places Pakistan as the second lowest performing country ...
Kenyan High Court Declares Law Criminalizing HIV Transmission Unconstitutional

Kenyan High Court Declares Law Criminalizing HIV Transmission Unconstitutional

On 18 March 2015, in Aids Law Project v Attorney General and Others [2015] the High Court of Kenya declared ...
Mexico’s Torture Problem

Mexico’s Torture Problem

The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture’s finding that ‘torture in Mexico is generalized’ drew an ...
Disability Defence to Possession can Rarely be Decided Summarily: Akerman-Livinsgtone v Aster Communities Ltd

Disability Defence to Possession can Rarely be Decided Summarily: Akerman-Livinsgtone v Aster Communities Ltd

This note considers the procedural implications of the Supreme Court’s decision in Akerman-Livingstone, which held ...