The Ongoing Search for Justice for Victims of the Japanese War Crimes in Mapanique, Philippines

The Ongoing Search for Justice for Victims of the Japanese War Crimes in Mapanique, Philippines

On November 23, 1944, Japanese troops descended on the town of Mapanique in the Philippines. The troops gathered ...
HIV and Caribbean Law: Case for Tolerance

HIV and Caribbean Law: Case for Tolerance

In the western hemisphere, the Anglophone Caribbean maintains some of the most regressive anti-gay laws in the ...
Think This Way: How Zimbabweans Adopt, Hold and Express Their Political Ideologies

Think This Way: How Zimbabweans Adopt, Hold and Express Their Political Ideologies

When American jurist Ben Cardozo said that the freedom of thought is “the matrix, the indispensable condition, of ...
Cambodia Elections 2013: is a Cambodian Spring blossoming?

Cambodia Elections 2013: is a Cambodian Spring blossoming?

Cambodia's weather oscillates between dry and wet seasons. According to a senior Cambodian official, this means ...
Children of a Lesser God: Food Politics in India

Children of a Lesser God: Food Politics in India

The tragic loss of 23 children who ate contaminated food at a government-run primary school in the East-Indian ...
Kadi II: Fundamental Rights and International Terrorism

Kadi II: Fundamental Rights and International Terrorism

In its judgment in Kadi II (18 July 2013), the Court of Justice of the European Union (Grand Chamber) sought to ...
International Refugee Law in Tanzania

International Refugee Law in Tanzania

A report prepared by Oxford Pro Bono Publico on international refugee and human rights law and its application to ...
Racial profiling: more than a numbers game

Racial profiling: more than a numbers game

Although minority communities have long complained of racial profiling by police, their claims have generally been ...
Developing the Customary Law to Give Effect to the Constitutional Commitment to Substantive Equality: Mayelane v Ngwenyama

Developing the Customary Law to Give Effect to the Constitutional Commitment to Substantive Equality: Mayelane v Ngwenyama

The South African Constitution expressly provides for the horizontal application of the Bill of Rights, stating ...
Remembering Former Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa Pius Langa

Remembering Former Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court of South Africa Pius Langa

24 July 2013 was a sad day for South Africa as the news of the death of Former Chief Justice Pius Langa spread. ...
Floyd v City of New York: Promise and Challenges in Reforming Stop and Frisk

Floyd v City of New York: Promise and Challenges in Reforming Stop and Frisk

The New York City Police Department (NYPD)’s controversial stop and frisk program was dealt its most significant ...