An (old) brave new world: Religion and human rights in international law in the 21st Century​-Anat Scolnicov (Winchester)

admin 19th January 2016

Wednesday 17 February 6-8pm The Stripe, King Alfred Campus, University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 4NR Reconciling the conflict between sovereign states, the international community, and religions over the protection of human rights is one of the greatest challenges facing the international community today. The conflict between state authority and religious influence has […]

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New Publication: Freedom of Religion and Belief: An International Law Commentary by Heiner Bielefeldt, Nazila Ghanea, and Michael Wiener

admin 11th December 2015

Heiner Bielefeldt, United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of religion or belief and Professor of Human Rights and Human Rights Politics at the University of Erlangen- Nürnberg, Nazila Ghanea, Associate Professor in International Human Rights Law at the University of Oxford and member of the OSCE Panel of Experts on Freedom of Religion or Belief, […]

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New Research: Combating global religious intolerance: the implementation of Human Rights Council resolution 16/18

admin 4th March 2015

On 12 February 2015, OxHRH Associate Director Dr Nazila Ghanea presented the Universal Rights Group’s report  ‘Combating Global Religious Intolerance: the Implementation of Human Rights Council Resolution 16/18’ in Geneva, which she co-authored. The other panelists were Ambassador Keith Harper (US), Ambassador Zamir Akram (Pakistan), Ambassador Mehmet Ferden Carikci (Turkey) and Mr Mark Matthews (Deputy […]

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Four Ways Businesses Are Advancing Peace and Religious Freedom

Brian Grim 30th August 2014

Last week, a groundbreaking new religious freedom & business resource highlights four ways that businesses are supporting interfaith understanding and peace today. The findings will be introduced during the 2014 Global Forum of the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) held in Bali, Indonesia, August 29-30. “BUSINESS: A Powerful Force for Supporting Interfaith Understanding and Peace” is co-published by the […]

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