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Vers une reconnaissance judiciaire du phénomène « Driving While Black »?

Vers une reconnaissance judiciaire du phénomène « Driving While Black »?

Image: Des manifestants marchent dans les rues d’une ville avec des affiches, sur lesquelles il est inscrit “March to End Racial Profiling” (Marchez pour mettre fin au profilage racial) Le...
Judicial Activism and Executive Inertia: The Indian Judge as Problem-Solver

Judicial Activism and Executive Inertia: The Indian Judge as Problem-Solver

Image description: Five miners at work in the quarry in Meghalaya In February 2022, Chief Justice Banerjee of the High Court of Meghalaya at Shillong constituted a full bench to...
Rohingya Refugees at Risk of Re-Persecution in India

Rohingya Refugees at Risk of Re-Persecution in India

Image description: Group of Rohingya adults and children sit on the ground beneath a makeshift shelter Forced deportation in the face of imminent threat of persecution violates the inalienable right...
NFT Service and the Right to a Fair Trial

NFT Service and the Right to a Fair Trial

Image description: Chart showing the ownership structure for Non-Fungible Tokens The right to a fair trial is afforded by Article 10 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and Article...
Kenyan Ministry of Education Declares that ‘Religious Beliefs Can Enter into Schools’

Kenyan Ministry of Education Declares that ‘Religious Beliefs Can Enter into Schools’

Image description: Kenyan primary school students sit on chairs and on the floor in a basic dirt-floor classroom taking lessons. On 4 March 2022 a letter from the Kenyan Ministry...
Gender Recognition With a Price: Q & Tse Henry Edward v Commissioner of Registration

Gender Recognition With a Price: Q & Tse Henry Edward v Commissioner of Registration

Image description: A group of people walking under a rainbow flag. The Hong Kong Court of Appeal recently delivered a judgment reaffirming full sex reassignment surgery (“SRS”) as a prerequisite...
Khalifa v Secretary for National Treasury and Planning: A New Dawn for the Right to Access of Information in Kenya

Khalifa v Secretary for National Treasury and Planning: A New Dawn for the Right to Access of Information in Kenya

Image description: Man approaches Parliament Buildings in Nairobi, Kenya The monumental decision in Khalifa and Another v Secretary, National Treasury and Planning and 4 Others spells a new dawn for...
Disrupting Cultural Norms Through Occupational Health and Safety:  A Convention 190 Perspective

Disrupting Cultural Norms Through Occupational Health and Safety: A Convention 190 Perspective

Image description: Woman holds a handwritten pink sign which reads ‘A woman’s body is not yours to take: I am a sexual abuse survivor and I will not be silenced’...
Shinn v Martinez Ramirez: Making a Mockery of the Right to Effective Assistance of Counsel

Shinn v Martinez Ramirez: Making a Mockery of the Right to Effective Assistance of Counsel

Image description: Lawyer addresses jury in a US courtroom. Last month, the Supreme Court of the United States decided that federal courts cannot consider evidence of ineffective trial lawyering if...
Israeli Settlements in Occupied Territories: Assessing ‘Continuing Crimes’ Against the Principle of Legality Before the ICC

Israeli Settlements in Occupied Territories: Assessing ‘Continuing Crimes’ Against the Principle of Legality Before the ICC

Image description: Protesters march beneath a banner saying “Freedom for Palestine” On 8 July 2021, a report of the Special Rapporteur on the state of human rights in Palestinian territories...
365 Days to Access Justice: Nepal’s Precarious Rape Law Provision

365 Days to Access Justice: Nepal’s Precarious Rape Law Provision

Image Description: A poster which says ‘End Violence Against Women’ in block letters. The statute of limitation to file a complaint, in the case of rape in Nepal, forms part...
New Zealand bans conversion therapy and incorporates rights-based mechanism

New Zealand bans conversion therapy and incorporates rights-based mechanism

Image description: rainbow queer pride flag Conversion therapy Conversion therapy involves psychological, spiritual, and physical practices to ‘convert’ a person’s gender identity or expression and/or sexual orientation preferably to that...

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