Conflict and Human Rights

The Geography of International Law and the Cyber Domain

The Geography of International Law and the Cyber Domain

The geographical scope of the law of armed conflict (LOAC) has engaged the interest of IHL experts for some years ...
Will Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission Heal the Wounds of the Authoritarian Past? 

Will Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission Heal the Wounds of the Authoritarian Past? 

Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission sets a precedent in transitional justice initiatives amongst countries that ...
An Unsecured Commitment: Security and Justice in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

An Unsecured Commitment: Security and Justice in the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Insecurity and injustice are a daily reality for large numbers of people around the world. Although gathering data ...
Human Rights and the Arms Trade Treaty

Human Rights and the Arms Trade Treaty

Regular readers of the blog will recall previous posts from Dr Gilles Giacca on the Arms Trade Treaty, which was ...
‘Right to Justice’ Deprived by State: Case of ‘Manorama Vs AFSPA’ from Manipur, India

‘Right to Justice’ Deprived by State: Case of ‘Manorama Vs AFSPA’ from Manipur, India

Recently, the Supreme Court of India, in a case related to Thangjam Manorama Manipur, (who was allegedly killed in ...
Impunity for Police Violence: nine years since Jhonny Silva-Aranguren’s death

Impunity for Police Violence: nine years since Jhonny Silva-Aranguren’s death

Colombia´s critical human rights situation is a result of both political violence, and organized and petty crime. ...
Accountability for Human Rights Violations During Dictatorship in Uruguay

Accountability for Human Rights Violations During Dictatorship in Uruguay

This Sunday, November 30 2014, Uruguayans will choose their next president and the country will celebrate 30 years ...
Responsabilidad por la violación de Derechos Humanos en la Dictadura Uruguaya

Responsabilidad por la violación de Derechos Humanos en la Dictadura Uruguaya

Este Domingo, 30 de Noviembre de 2014, los Uruguayos elegirán su próximo presidente y el país celebrará 30 años de ...
Colombian Victims: Changing the Rules of the Game

Colombian Victims: Changing the Rules of the Game

Important developments have taken place in the Colombian peace process since August 2014. For example, the ...
Transnational Human Rights Advocacy as the Contemporary Anti-Hegemon: Human Rights Implications for the BDS Movement

Transnational Human Rights Advocacy as the Contemporary Anti-Hegemon: Human Rights Implications for the BDS Movement

Critics have characterised the status of close to four million Palestinian refugees as "nothing short of heinous", ...
National Pro Bono Week – Interning to Empower Youth in Kosovo

National Pro Bono Week – Interning to Empower Youth in Kosovo

Last week was National Pro Bono week.  To celebrate the OxHRH and OPBP are running a series of posts highlighting ...
High Time for Europe to Offer Temporary Protection to Refugees from Syria?

High Time for Europe to Offer Temporary Protection to Refugees from Syria?

Approximately 3 million people have fled Syria due to the armed conflict. About 96% of the refugees remain in ...

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