Conflict and Human Rights

Selling Arms to Saudi Arabia: Part 1

Selling Arms to Saudi Arabia: Part 1

Yemen’s devastating conflict has inflicted an egregious toll on civilians, catalysing, in the words of the UN ...
The United Kingdom’s Drone Programme: Secrecy and Accountability

The United Kingdom’s Drone Programme: Secrecy and Accountability

In what circumstances can the UK Government target and kill a British citizen abroad? Can the Government withhold ...
Fact-Finding and the Rohingya Community

Fact-Finding and the Rohingya Community

In March of this year, the Human Rights Council (HRC) unanimously adopted a resolution concerning the Myanmar ...
Preserving Evidence of ISIL Atrocities: The International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism

Preserving Evidence of ISIL Atrocities: The International, Impartial and Independent Mechanism

On 21 December 2016, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution 71/248, establishing an ‘International, Impartial ...
Could the UK Lead the Efforts to Prevent and Prosecute Acts of Genocide?

Could the UK Lead the Efforts to Prevent and Prosecute Acts of Genocide?

In early July, leading researchers and scholars in the field of genocide met at the University of Queensland to ...
What Price Human Rights and Equality in Northern Ireland?

What Price Human Rights and Equality in Northern Ireland?

Northern Ireland is figuring prominently in the news again. This time it is the discussions between the ...
The DUP’s Worrying Human Rights Record

The DUP’s Worrying Human Rights Record

As talks between the Conservative Party and the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) continue in the UK, the DUP’s ...
After Liberation From Daesh – Realising the Right to Return?

After Liberation From Daesh – Realising the Right to Return?

As the world focuses on the debates surrounding US President Trump’s foreign policy, especially the recently ...
Post-Truth vs Law in Colombia: An Unstoppable Force and an Immoveable Object?

Post-Truth vs Law in Colombia: An Unstoppable Force and an Immoveable Object?

“Post-truth” politics has been a matter of political contention recently, but the discussion of the impact of ...
After Recognition of Genocide – How to Proceed?

After Recognition of Genocide – How to Proceed?

On 20 April 2016, the House of Commons unanimously passed a motion recognising the atrocities committed against ...
A Gap opens for South Africa to do Right on the ICC

A Gap opens for South Africa to do Right on the ICC

The South African government deposited on 7 March 2017 with the UN Secretary General a document that is as ...
The Multiple Imperatives To Protect Schools As Safe Spaces Of Learning

The Multiple Imperatives To Protect Schools As Safe Spaces Of Learning

As of January 10 2017, 57 states have endorsed the Safe Schools Declaration, setting out the importance of ...

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