Foreign National Rough Sleepers Penalised Under the UK’s Revised Immigration Rules

Foreign National Rough Sleepers Penalised Under the UK’s Revised Immigration Rules

On 22 October 2020, the UK Government’s Home Office Department published a Statement of Changes (‘SoC’) to update ...
Job Opportunities: Right to Education Initiative

Job Opportunities: Right to Education Initiative

  The Right to Education Initiative (RTE) is hiring for three new exciting positions: A Programme Manager ...
Reproductive Rights and Democracy in Poland

Reproductive Rights and Democracy in Poland

On 22 October 2020, the Polish Constitutional Tribunal held it was unconstitutional for a women to access abortion ...
Sealing the Records of Irish Institutional Abuse

Sealing the Records of Irish Institutional Abuse

The Irish Oireachtas (parliament) has passed controversial legislation relating to the Mother and Baby Homes ...
IACL Virtual Global Roundtable: ‘Democracy 2020’

IACL Virtual Global Roundtable: ‘Democracy 2020’

  On 18-26 November the International Association of Constitutional Law (IACL) Global Roundtable ‘Democracy ...
Right to Protest v. Convenience of the Public – The Indian Supreme Court’s Decision on Shaheen Bagh Anti-CAA Protests

Right to Protest v. Convenience of the Public – The Indian Supreme Court’s Decision on Shaheen Bagh Anti-CAA Protests

On 7 October 2020, a three-judge bench of the Supreme Court of India held that the right to protest guaranteed ...
Fighting for fair representation for women through dissolution of the Kenyan Parliament

Fighting for fair representation for women through dissolution of the Kenyan Parliament

In the Chief Justice’s advice to the President, Kenya’s current Chief Justice David Kenani Maraga has advised the ...
WEBINAR & LAUNCH of the report ‘Access to Justice in Europe for Victims of International Crimes’ – 26 October

WEBINAR & LAUNCH of the report ‘Access to Justice in Europe for Victims of International Crimes’ – 26 October

MEP Saskia Bricmont, together with the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH), the European Center for ...
Openness is a Human Rights Issue: Copyright Amendment Bill and Access to Educational Materials in South Africa

Openness is a Human Rights Issue: Copyright Amendment Bill and Access to Educational Materials in South Africa

October 19th to 25th is International Open Access (OA) Week 2020. This year’s theme is “Open with Purpose: Taking ...
The US ‘Snapback Sanctions’ on Iran Tantamount to Crimes Against Humanity

The US ‘Snapback Sanctions’ on Iran Tantamount to Crimes Against Humanity

In 2015, Iran agreed a long-term Nuclear Deal on its nuclear programme with the world powers known as the P5+1 - ...
Kabwe mine: taking rights seriously in a toxic city

Kabwe mine: taking rights seriously in a toxic city

Mining activities in Zambia, while economically beneficial (accounting for roughly 70 per cent of GDP), have ...