High Court Victory upholding the Right to Education for Undocumented Learners in South Africa

High Court Victory upholding the Right to Education for Undocumented Learners in South Africa

On Thursday 12 December, the Makhanda High Court affirmed that all learners in South Africa have the ...
Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part II/II)

Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part II/II)

In November, two important judgments were handed down concerning the legal regime governing immigration detention ...
South African Constitutional Court Affirms Doctrine of Common Purpose in Rape Cases

South African Constitutional Court Affirms Doctrine of Common Purpose in Rape Cases

In criminal law, the doctrine of common purpose establishes that where two or more people agree to a commit a ...
Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part I/II)

Immigration Detention and the Dublin III Regulation (Part I/II)

In November, two important judgments were handed down concerning the legal regime governing immigration detention ...
New edited collection from OxHRH Associate Barbara Havelková

New edited collection from OxHRH Associate Barbara Havelková

A new edited collection on Anti-Discrimination Law in Civil Law Jurisdictions by Barbara Havelková and Mathias ...
Eswatini Court Upholds a Widow’s Rights to Customary Land Use – A Beacon of Hope?

Eswatini Court Upholds a Widow’s Rights to Customary Land Use – A Beacon of Hope?

On October 9th, Ethel Dlamini (nee Gule), an elderly Swazi woman and a widow, approached the Courts to seek an ...
Tanzania’s Withdrawal of Access to the African Court: Further Retrogression in Human Rights Protection in East Africa

Tanzania’s Withdrawal of Access to the African Court: Further Retrogression in Human Rights Protection in East Africa

The Tanzanian government has withdrawn its special declaration to the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights ...
European Yearbook on Human Rights 2020 Special focus: Rights of the Child, Call for Contributions

European Yearbook on Human Rights 2020 Special focus: Rights of the Child, Call for Contributions

The European Yearbook on Human Rights explains and contextualizes key developments in human rights in the past ...
Gentrifying intersectionality in contemporary Brazil

Gentrifying intersectionality in contemporary Brazil

On 17 October 2019, for the first time in the history of Brazil’s Supreme Court, Silvia Souza, a black woman, ...
JCHR Report: The Right to Privacy (Article 8) and the Digital Revolution

JCHR Report: The Right to Privacy (Article 8) and the Digital Revolution

On 3 November 2019, the Joint Committee on Human Rights (JCHR) published a report on The Right to Privacy (Article ...
Why the Digitization of Welfare States is a Pressing Human Rights Issue

Why the Digitization of Welfare States is a Pressing Human Rights Issue

In this blog post, Director of NYU Law’s Digital Welfare State and Human Rights Project, Christiaan van Veen, ...
Call for Papers: ILS Law College Pune India in Collaboration with University of Leeds International conference on “Exploring Titanic Shifts in the Human Rights Paradigm after the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”

Call for Papers: ILS Law College Pune India in Collaboration with University of Leeds International conference on “Exploring Titanic Shifts in the Human Rights Paradigm after the United Nations Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities”

ILS Law College Equal Opportunity Cum Enabling Cell in Collaboration with Centre for Disability ...