United Nations Human Rights Council: Commission of Inquiry into Human Rights Abuses in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

United Nations Human Rights Council: Commission of Inquiry into Human Rights Abuses in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea

On 26 March 2014 the United Nations Human Rights Council (“HRC”) passed a Resolution 'condemning in the strongest ...
Cheshire West and the Repugnant Conclusion

Cheshire West and the Repugnant Conclusion

The Supreme Court’s judgment(s) in Cheshire West [2014] UKSC 19 stirred up the expected storm. By siding with the ...
Why the U.S. Needs a Magnitsky Act for Venezuela

Why the U.S. Needs a Magnitsky Act for Venezuela

It has been a month since the Venezuelan people took to the streets to protest against the precarious situation in ...
Restricting Receipt of Rehabilitative Resources: The Prisoner Book Ban

Restricting Receipt of Rehabilitative Resources: The Prisoner Book Ban

New prison service rules prohibit prisoners in England and Wales from receiving books and essentials from the ...
What Has the European Union Ever Done for Women?

What Has the European Union Ever Done for Women?

As the 2014 European elections are approaching this is an appropriate time to pause and reflect on what the ...
Nigerian Standup Comedians and Differently Abled Persons from a Human Rights Lens

Nigerian Standup Comedians and Differently Abled Persons from a Human Rights Lens

The Nigeria popular art space came to life about a decade ago with the coming of Nollywood. Standup comedy ...
The Regulation of Casual Work and the Problematical Idea of the ‘Zero Hours Contract’

The Regulation of Casual Work and the Problematical Idea of the ‘Zero Hours Contract’

There has of late been considerable public concern in the UK about the use of a kind of employment arrangement ...
Is There a Hierarchy of Human Rights and Human Rights Reporting?

Is There a Hierarchy of Human Rights and Human Rights Reporting?

I believe that just as there is a hierarchy of rights, as discussed by human rights scholars, there is also a ...
Results Are In from the Oxford Human Rights Hub Feedback Survey!

Results Are In from the Oxford Human Rights Hub Feedback Survey!

Last week we ran the first Oxford Human Rights Hub Feedback Survey – designed to find our more about how you think ...
Scotland’s Answer to Modern-Day Slavery

Scotland’s Answer to Modern-Day Slavery

A new standalone human trafficking bill for Scotland has been quietly gaining momentum in the corridors of ...
Oxford Pro Bono Publico: 2013 Internship Fund Recipients

Oxford Pro Bono Publico: 2013 Internship Fund Recipients

The following candidates were granted 2013 Oxford Pro Bono Publico (OPBP) Internship Fund awards to enable them to ...
Prof Fredman helps launch ‘Transformative constitutionalism’ in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Prof Fredman helps launch ‘Transformative constitutionalism’ in Sao Paulo, Brazil

Prof Fredman, Director of the Oxford Human Rights Hub, presented at the launch of the book 'Transformative ...