Conflict and Human Rights

Visas for Surrogates: Acknowledging Familial Bonds between Surrogates, Intended Parents, and Children

Visas for Surrogates: Acknowledging Familial Bonds between Surrogates, Intended Parents, and Children

Image Description: Surrogate parents attending the birth of the child in the hospital with the gestational ...
Violence Against Women: Before and After the Taliban

Violence Against Women: Before and After the Taliban

Image description: An Afghani woman teaching a classroom of girls. Violence against women (VAW) is a global ...
Prosecuting Putin for his Crime of Aggression Against Ukraine: Part Two

Prosecuting Putin for his Crime of Aggression Against Ukraine: Part Two

Image description: Vladimir Putin behind a desk with a Russian flag in the background As outlined in part one, ...
Prosecuting Putin for his Crime of Aggression Against Ukraine: Part One

Prosecuting Putin for his Crime of Aggression Against Ukraine: Part One

Image description: The exterior of the International Criminal Court Russia’s invasion of Ukraine – and its ...
Russian Aggression in Ukraine and The Right to Life at War

Russian Aggression in Ukraine and The Right to Life at War

Image description: Many soldiers with guns, and a Ukrainian flag in the background.    In times of war, ...
The Inter-American Human Rights System on Public Security and Police Violence in Brazil: In Defence of a Rights-Based Approach to Security Policies

The Inter-American Human Rights System on Public Security and Police Violence in Brazil: In Defence of a Rights-Based Approach to Security Policies

Three years after the “Favela Nova Brasília” case, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights ('IACtHR') is hearing ...
Multinational Corporations Owe Responsibility Towards the Forced Labour of Uyghurs in China

Multinational Corporations Owe Responsibility Towards the Forced Labour of Uyghurs in China

US President Joe Biden recently signed into law the Uyghur Forced Labour Prevention Act which will ban goods ...
Towards Non-Punishment and Anti-Trafficking Law Reform in Asia

Towards Non-Punishment and Anti-Trafficking Law Reform in Asia

The non-punishment principle (‘NPP’) refers to protecting victims of trafficking from detention, prosecution, and ...
Belarus’ Forced Landing and Crimes against Humanity: The Background Noise of an International Scandal?

Belarus’ Forced Landing and Crimes against Humanity: The Background Noise of an International Scandal?

On Sunday, May 23, the international community was left in shock as Belarusian authorities forced a Ryanair flight ...
Ukraine Adopts Law on War Crimes: Filling the Glaring Gaps in the Domestic Legislation

Ukraine Adopts Law on War Crimes: Filling the Glaring Gaps in the Domestic Legislation

The Verkhovna Rada (Ukraine's Parliament) passed Bill No. 2689 "On Amendments to Certain Legislative Acts on the ...
The Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka and UNHRC Resolution 46/1

The Human Rights Situation in Sri Lanka and UNHRC Resolution 46/1

On 23rd March 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council (‘UNHRC’) adopted Resolution 46/1 with 22 countries ...
What is next for the atrocities against Uyghurs in Xinjiang?

What is next for the atrocities against Uyghurs in Xinjiang?

To prove genocide and other mass atrocity crimes, evidence is crucial. Documenting and preserving evidence at the ...

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