New Book on Human Rights and 21st Century Challenges

New Book on Human Rights and 21st Century Challenges

A new edited book has just been published titled Human Rights and 21st Century Challenges: Poverty, Conflict, and ...
Post-Doctoral Position Oxford Law Faculty: Access to Justice and Digitalisation

Post-Doctoral Position Oxford Law Faculty: Access to Justice and Digitalisation

The Faculty of Law at the University of Oxford is looking for a Postdoctoral Research Fellow to work on Access to ...
A Breakthrough for Language Rights in Northern Ireland

A Breakthrough for Language Rights in Northern Ireland

Following the collapse of the power-sharing coalition led by the Democratic Unionist Party and Sinn Féin, Northern ...
The Human Right to Belong: Indigenous rights and sovereignty in Australia

The Human Right to Belong: Indigenous rights and sovereignty in Australia

In 2019, the Minister of Immigration tried to deport two Aboriginal men from Australia. One was born in Papua New ...
High Court of Australia delivers landmark ruling that Indigenous Australians cannot be deported

High Court of Australia delivers landmark ruling that Indigenous Australians cannot be deported

On 11 February 2020, the High Court of Australia (HCA) delivered a landmark judgment in which it ruled that ...
Vote, But You Cannot Verify: The Namibian Supreme Court’s Presidential Election Decision

Vote, But You Cannot Verify: The Namibian Supreme Court’s Presidential Election Decision

On 5 February 2020, the judgement of Panduleni Itula, concerning the constitutionality of using electronic voting ...
Reading Room Exhibition: Child Survivors’ Drawings of the Genocide in Darfur

Reading Room Exhibition: Child Survivors’ Drawings of the Genocide in Darfur

20 January 2020 - 1 April 2020 Following on from the recent news that the transitional government that has ...
2020 edition of The Geneva Challenge – Advancing Development Goals International Contest for graduate students

2020 edition of The Geneva Challenge – Advancing Development Goals International Contest for graduate students

The Geneva Challenge is a project funded by Swiss Ambassador Jenö Staehelin and aims to encourage ...
Dilution of the Presumption of Innocence Principle in India

Dilution of the Presumption of Innocence Principle in India

In two cases decided in 2019, the Bombay and Calcutta High Courts adopted diverging positions regarding the ...
Supreme Court of Sri Lanka Recognises Custodial Death as a Violation of the Right to Life

Supreme Court of Sri Lanka Recognises Custodial Death as a Violation of the Right to Life

In the landmark judgement of Rathnayake Tharanga Lakmali v Niroshan Abeykoon, the Supreme Court of Sri Lanka held ...
Trumping Human Rights in the United States? The Commission on Unalienable Rights

Trumping Human Rights in the United States? The Commission on Unalienable Rights

It is a common and very productive exercise, within contemporary philosophical or anthropological inquires, to ...
The Gambia v Myanmar: ICJ upholds the rights of Rohingyas

The Gambia v Myanmar: ICJ upholds the rights of Rohingyas

On January 23, the International Court of Justice announced the imposition of provisional measures against ...