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Adam Wagner Shortlisted for Liberty Human Rights Lawyer of the Year

admin 25th August 2015

Adam Wagner, a barrister at 1 Crown Office Row, has been shortlisted by human rights advocacy organization Liberty. Wagner is being recognized for his pioneering and innovative work on Rights Info, a website dedicated to “bringing human rights to life using beautiful infographics, stories and social media.” Wagner also founded the popular UK Human Rights […]

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Canadian Equality Rights E-book Published

admin 21st August 2015

Jonnette Watson Hamilton and Jennifer Koshan, Professors at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, have compiled an ebook on equality rights jurisprudence under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms that is available on their faculty’s blog, ABlawg. The ebook collects ABlawg posts on equality rights written by Watson Hamilton, Koshan and others since 2008. An introduction […]

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Equal Rights Trust Publishes First Comprehensive Report on Inequality in Ukraine

admin 21st August 2015

On Friday 14 August the Equal Rights Trust launched its latest country report In the Crosscurrents: Addressing Discrimination and Inequality in Ukraine.   The report is the first time an in-depth analysis on discrimination felt by various groups across Ukraine has ever been undertaken, and it assesses how the recent conflict has exacerbated situations for these groups. “This report is published at a time of profound change in Ukraine. The country […]

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Using the OxHRH Blog as Teaching Resource

admin 13th August 2015

Former Editor of the OxHRH Blog, Rachel Wechsler understands the potential value of the Blog as a teaching tool and has integrated it into the curriculum for the International Human Rights Law course she teaches at the West Virginia University College of Law.  While much of a foundational course in International Human Rights Law generally focuses […]

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Introducing a New Human Rights Blog the African Court of Human and People's Rights Monitor

admin 10th August 2015

The  ACtHPR Monitor is an exciting new blog bringing together academics, practitioners, NGOs and other stakeholders engaged with the African Court on Human and People’s Rights. The Court was established in 2006 by the African Union with a mandate to protect human rights in Africa.  Every country apart from South Sudan has signed up to the African Charter […]

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Publication Launch: Global Perspectives on Human Rights (2nd Edition)

admin 3rd August 2015

The Oxford Human Rights Hub is delighted to launch the Second Edition of our Global Perspectives on Human Rights: Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog 2014-2015. Inspired by the success of the First Edition, we have sought once again to collect, review and reflect on the posts contributed to the OxHRH Blog. This edition spans from […]

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OxHRH Communications Manager Leads Podcasting Workshop at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH)

admin 1st August 2015

OxHRH Communications Manager and RightsUp podcast producer, Kira Allmann, led a workshop on ‘The Art of Podcasting’ at The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) Public Engagement Summer School on July 29th, 2015. The TORCH Public Engagement Summer School is a five-day programme offering training for humanities researchers on how to reach a wider public audience. […]

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Over 100 Participants Worldwide Participate in OxHRH and OSF Workshop on Public-Private Partnerships and the Right to Education

admin 31st July 2015

On 29th of July, 2015, the Oxford Human Rights Hub and the Open Society Foundations presented a live workshop on the Challenges of Public-Private Partnerships in Realising the Right to Education. The workshop was a pioneering multimedia event, including pre-recorded videos, a live studio panel, online Q&A with experts and live questions from participants all […]

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