New Book: Women’s Rights in Armed Conflict under International Law

New Book: Women’s Rights in Armed Conflict under International Law

Dr Catherine O’Rourke, Director of the Transitional Justice Institute and Senior Lecturer in Human Rights and ...
Pakistan: Discriminatory rules preclude Afghan refugee children from attaining secondary education

Pakistan: Discriminatory rules preclude Afghan refugee children from attaining secondary education

In 2012, the Board of Secondary Education in Karachi (BSEK), made it mandatory for ninth grade students to possess ...
Need for human rights due diligence to curb sportswashing

Need for human rights due diligence to curb sportswashing

The recent attempted takeover of an English Premier League (EPL) club backed by Saudi Arabia's Public Investment ...
Unaccompanied migrant minors and ‘protective custody’ practices in Greece: light at the end of the tunnel?

Unaccompanied migrant minors and ‘protective custody’ practices in Greece: light at the end of the tunnel?

The high number of unaccompanied migrant minors detained in ‘protective custody’ in police station cells and ...
Forced hysterectomies in detention: Immediate and long-term responses to ICE abuse needed

Forced hysterectomies in detention: Immediate and long-term responses to ICE abuse needed

On September 14, 2020, Project South and whistleblower Dawn Pooten filed a complaint with the US Department of ...
Right to Education & Emergence of a Digital Divide in Digital India

Right to Education & Emergence of a Digital Divide in Digital India

The recent statistical report presented by the National Statistical Organization (NSO) indicates the deteriorating ...
Right to housing and dignity denied: Indian Supreme Court orders eviction of slum dwellers within 3 months

Right to housing and dignity denied: Indian Supreme Court orders eviction of slum dwellers within 3 months

In a recent order passed in the case of MC Mehta v. Union of India, the Supreme Court has given directions to ...
Restricting Human Rights: Afghanistan to Amend its Law on Non-Governmental Organizations

Restricting Human Rights: Afghanistan to Amend its Law on Non-Governmental Organizations

Article 7 of the Afghan Constitution binds the government to respect International Human Rights Law, and to ...
Communication, Education and Speech Difficulties in the Criminal Justice System

Communication, Education and Speech Difficulties in the Criminal Justice System

The level of educational achievement by incarcerated offenders in the UK is far lower than the average. In ...
Where are the human rights in the green economy transition?

Where are the human rights in the green economy transition?

The emergence of a green economy during the COVID-19 crisis presents a significant opportunity for the ...
Human Rights, International Law and The United Kingdom Internal Market Bill 2020

Human Rights, International Law and The United Kingdom Internal Market Bill 2020

The recently published United Kingdom Internal Market Bill 2020 has caused – to put it mildly – quite a stir upon ...