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Livestream: Prosecuting and Punishing the Crimes Against Humanity or Even Possible Genocide Committed by Daesh

admin 25th April 2017

Tomorrow, 25 April 2017, a hearing on genocide perpetrated by ISIS against religious minorities will take place at the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). The event, a joint hearing of the Assembly’s Political Affairs and Legal Affairs Committees, will hear from Nadia Murad, a Yazidi survivor of ISIS’ crimes and winner of […]

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OxHRH Trinity Term Card

admin 21st April 2017

The OxHRH Seminars discuss the latest developments in human rights including the protect of official data, human rights review in India and the UK and the challenges of business and human rights. There is no need to sign up and the seminars are open to members of the public. We look forward to seeing you […]

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Invitation to Tender: Reproting on Ireland’s Compliance with UNCAT in Places of Penal Detention in Ireland

admin 20th April 2017

About IPRT and our Work The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) is Ireland’s leading non-governmental organisation campaigning for the rights of people in prison and the progressive reform of Irish penal policy. Established in 1994, IPRT has a well-established role as an independent voice in public debate on the Irish penal system. IPRT is committed to reducing […]

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OPBP Submission to Joint Committee on Human Rights

admin 19th April 2017

OPBP has recently made a submission to the UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights. The JCHR is scrutinising the Government’s proposed presumed derogation from the ECHR in times of armed conflict. The Government stated that this derogation was intended to protect its troops from vexatious legal claims arising out of military action. Given that […]

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Call for Papers: Our Responsibility to the Global Poor

admin 18th April 2017

XXVIII World Congress of the International Association for the Philosophy of Law and Social Philosophy “Peace Based on Human Rights” 16-21 July 2017 Lisbon Special Workshop Title: Our Responsibility to the Global Poor  Chair: Dr. Elena Pribytkova, Faculty of Law, University of Basel (e.pribytkova@unibas.ch)   Description: In the age of globalisation, actions of states, international […]

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Call for Applications- Project Manager: Unacceptable Forms of Work

admin 13th April 2017

Reference Number: 005392 Post: Project Manager Department: Durham Law School Location: Durham City Contract Type: Part Time, Fixed Term until 31 December 2017 Grade: Grade 7 (£32,004 – £38,183) pro-rata Opening Date: 16 March 2017 Closing Date: 17 April 2017 (Midday) The UN International Labour Organization (ILO) has called for workers to be protected from […]

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New Publication: The New Zealand Project

admin 12th April 2017

OxHRH Associate and Examination Fellow, All Souls, University of Oxford, Max Harris has just published an exciting new book: The New Zealand Project.  By any measure, New Zealand must confront monumental issues in the years ahead. From the future of work to climate change, wealth inequality to new populism – these challenges are complex and even unprecedented. Yet why does New Zealand’s […]

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