What Price Comedy? Freedom of Expression and Dignity Clash at Canada’s Supreme Court

What Price Comedy? Freedom of Expression and Dignity Clash at Canada’s Supreme Court

The boy with a subwoofer on his head. When I complained that he sang badly, I was told “He’s dying. Let him live ...
MOOC – Children’s Rights and Technology in the Digital Age

MOOC – Children’s Rights and Technology in the Digital Age

Course dates: From 1 March to 4 April 2021. Free enrolment until 14 March 2021. More often than not, children are ...
Queensland Court to consider Australia’s first ‘climate change’ human rights case

Queensland Court to consider Australia’s first ‘climate change’ human rights case

As an increasing number of cases worldwide link climate change and human rights (for instance, see here), the ...
Shamima Begum and The Humpty Dumpty Supreme Court

Shamima Begum and The Humpty Dumpty Supreme Court

On 26 February 2021, the Supreme Court refused permission for Shamima Begum to return to the UK. The Supreme Court ...
The Cab Rank Rule

The Cab Rank Rule

In his blog for the Human Rights Hub, Edwin Cameron criticised Ms Dinah Rose QC, the President of Magdalen, for ...
For Whom the Bell Tolls: “Contract” in the Gig Economy

For Whom the Bell Tolls: “Contract” in the Gig Economy

Are Uber drivers ‘limb (b) workers’ and so entitled to fundamental statutory rights such as the minimum wage and ...
Minority Vilification: Redress for Community Members

Minority Vilification: Redress for Community Members

On 16 February 2021, the European Court of Human Rights delivered landmark judgments against Bulgaria regarding ...
Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology: PhD Position Opening

Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology: PhD Position Opening

The Max Planck Institute for Social Anthropology is one of the leading centres for research in social ...
Monitoring of employees’ electronic communications: Recent case-law in Turkey

Monitoring of employees’ electronic communications: Recent case-law in Turkey

The Turkish Constitutional Court recently delivered a judgment in the individual application of Celal Oraj ...
The Supreme Court of India Takes Reasonable Accommodation Seriously

The Supreme Court of India Takes Reasonable Accommodation Seriously

On 11 February 2021, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India rendered a significant judgment in the case ...
Intra-Group Discrimination and the CJEU

Intra-Group Discrimination and the CJEU

Does discrimination cover situations in which the differing treatment is imposed on persons within a group sharing ...
An opportunity lost for the protection of freedom of expression and LGBTI rights in Jamaica

An opportunity lost for the protection of freedom of expression and LGBTI rights in Jamaica

On 30 October 2020, the Jamaican Court of Appeal handed down its long awaited judgment in the case of Tomlinson v ...