Conflict and Human Rights

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 ...
“Classic Human Rights Law Territory”: Why the HRC need to talk about drones

“Classic Human Rights Law Territory”: Why the HRC need to talk about drones

A US drone strike killed two suspected militants in northwest Pakistan last Saturday, in an attack which marks the ...
Providing Syrian Survivors of Torture Access to Rehabilitation Services

Providing Syrian Survivors of Torture Access to Rehabilitation Services

Mental health and other rehabilitation services can be key to restoring basic functioning and facilitate ...
Where will the US go after Kiobel?

Where will the US go after Kiobel?

Last year, the landmark US Supreme Court decision of Kiobel held that the presumption against extraterritorial ...
Iraq Needs Incisive Measures from the UN Security Council

Iraq Needs Incisive Measures from the UN Security Council

The current US military operations in Northern Iraq, resisting troops belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and ...
Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine

Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine

Well over 300,000 people have been displaced from their homes due to the ongoing violence in Ukraine. We have seen ...

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