Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement and common law judges’ extrajudicial opinions

Hong Kong’s anti-extradition movement and common law judges’ extrajudicial opinions

During the recent anti-extradition movement in Hong Kong, a High Court judge participated by signing a petition ...
The Non-effectiveness of the United Nations Security Council’s role in the Syrian Conflict

The Non-effectiveness of the United Nations Security Council’s role in the Syrian Conflict

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is the principal organ of the United Nations (UN) charged with ...
Updates on the Modern Slavery Act 2015: government showing signs of long-awaited leadership

Updates on the Modern Slavery Act 2015: government showing signs of long-awaited leadership

In the past year, the UK government has made unprecedented efforts to increase its engagement with the Modern ...
Innovative remedies under a flexible Constitution: A view from South Africa

Innovative remedies under a flexible Constitution: A view from South Africa

As an undergraduate, the focal point of interest in a case was what happened in court. The judgment, and ...
No Ordinary Lawsuit

No Ordinary Lawsuit

In late May, a U.S. Appeals court heard oral arguments in a U.S. government effort to stop a trial in a climate ...
The ILO adopts Convention concerning violence and harassment at work

The ILO adopts Convention concerning violence and harassment at work

Sexual harassment, an expression of violence against women (VAW), received remarkable media attention with the ...
The declaration of rape as an emergency in Sierra Leone needs to address legal ambiguities in order to combat the scourge of rape and gender-based violence

The declaration of rape as an emergency in Sierra Leone needs to address legal ambiguities in order to combat the scourge of rape and gender-based violence

In February 2019, President Bio of Sierra Leone declared a state of emergency to combat rape and sexual violence. ...
The American drone programme and the responsibility of its partners

The American drone programme and the responsibility of its partners

Since 2001, the Bush administration has taken the American drone program – to use automated weapons to kill ...
Russian gig economy violates worker rights with society’s tacit acceptance

Russian gig economy violates worker rights with society’s tacit acceptance

The term “gig economy” was coined during the global financial crisis in 2009, to describe a freelance economy ...
Marriage of the Girl Child in Iran

Marriage of the Girl Child in Iran

In February 2019, the news of an 11-year-old girl being married to a man who was almost 50 years old, caused ...
A Tale of Two Prime Ministers? Internet Shutdowns Gagging Free speech in Ethiopia

A Tale of Two Prime Ministers? Internet Shutdowns Gagging Free speech in Ethiopia

In the month of June 2019, Ethiopia encountered two major internet shutdown measures following a potential fear of ...
Workers of the Fireworks Factory of Santo Antônio de Jesus and their family members vs. Brazil and why we need to talk about socioeconomic gender inequality

Workers of the Fireworks Factory of Santo Antônio de Jesus and their family members vs. Brazil and why we need to talk about socioeconomic gender inequality

In 1998, there was an explosion at an irregular, high-risk fireworks factory in the city of Santo Antônio de ...