The Genocide Amendment: Why is the UK Government dragging its feet? (Part I)

The Genocide Amendment: Why is the UK Government dragging its feet? (Part I)

On 7 December 2020, the House of Lords debated the Trade Bill that defines the UK’s post-Brexit trade ...
The Genocide Amendment: Suitability of the High Court (Part II)

The Genocide Amendment: Suitability of the High Court (Part II)

In the previous post, I highlighted the UK Government’s reluctance to endorse the Genocide Amendment. A central ...
Trump and Twitter: A Freedom of Speech Quagmire

Trump and Twitter: A Freedom of Speech Quagmire

The banning of US President Donald Trump from Twitter and a sundry of other social media platforms, after his ...
Indemnity clauses in Mining Development Agreements in Zambia

Indemnity clauses in Mining Development Agreements in Zambia

Zambia has signed indemnity agreements with numerous multinational corporations investing in her mining sector. ...
Can Facebook Ban President Trump? A Question for Business and Human Rights

Can Facebook Ban President Trump? A Question for Business and Human Rights

As a business and human rights scholar, I often argue that we need to regulate and limit transnational corporate ...
Internet Access as a Derivative Component of the Freedom of Expression

Internet Access as a Derivative Component of the Freedom of Expression

The judgement in the case of Amnesty International Togo v The Togolese Republic [2020] asserts access to internet ...
When data protection eclipses national security: Brazil’s Supreme Court leans towards unconstitutionality of ministerial dossier on antifascists

When data protection eclipses national security: Brazil’s Supreme Court leans towards unconstitutionality of ministerial dossier on antifascists

In June 2020, the headline “classified governmental action aims at antifascist professors and police officers” was ...
Responding to Ireland’s Mother and Baby Homes Commission Report

Responding to Ireland’s Mother and Baby Homes Commission Report

Ireland’s Mother and Baby Homes Commission of Investigation Report was published last week. This is the latest in ...
Oxford Law Faculty Equality and Diversity Lecture 2020: Professor Kendall Thomas

Oxford Law Faculty Equality and Diversity Lecture 2020: Professor Kendall Thomas

Editor's Note: The Oxford Law Faculty’s Equality and Diversity Lecture 2020 was delivered by Professor Kendall ...
Constitutional Rights of Indigenous People in Hong Kong

Constitutional Rights of Indigenous People in Hong Kong

In Kwok Cheuk Kin v Director of Lands [2019] HKCFI 867, the Hong Kong Court of First Instance ruled that Private ...
Summary of Three-Day International Summit on Legal Professionals with Disabilities by Rahul Bajaj

Summary of Three-Day International Summit on Legal Professionals with Disabilities by Rahul Bajaj

  Despite advances in assistive technology and improvements in public attitudes about the capabilities of ...
Call for Papers: The Age of Human Rights Journal

Call for Papers: The Age of Human Rights Journal

  The Age of Human Rights Journal is a scientific journal of international relevance, published in English, ...