Criminal Justice and Fair Trial

The Handbook of Human Rights in Northern Ireland: Where Are We Now?

The Handbook of Human Rights in Northern Ireland: Where Are We Now?

Northern Ireland’s most prominent human rights NGO is the Committee on the Administration of Justice. Founded in ...
Capital Punishment in China: Room for Cautious Optimism?

Capital Punishment in China: Room for Cautious Optimism?

Recent weeks have seen the resumption of executions in Jordan, after an 8-year de facto moratorium, and in ...
A New Opportunity for the UN to Move Forward the Global Abolition of Death Penalty

A New Opportunity for the UN to Move Forward the Global Abolition of Death Penalty

On the 2014 world day against the death penalty, Ban Ki Moon made a strong statement calling for global abolition. ...
The Duty of National Authorities to Investigate Allegations of Torture

The Duty of National Authorities to Investigate Allegations of Torture

Proponents of universal jurisdiction for international crimes will be gratified by the judgment of the ...
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. ...
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. ...
Harassment against women goes online: the problem of revenge porn

Harassment against women goes online: the problem of revenge porn

As the internet takes a more significant place in our culture, its flaws become more evident. While social media, ...
Women in Prison: The Particular Importance of Contact With the Outside World

Women in Prison: The Particular Importance of Contact With the Outside World

 “I felt isolated from the entire world. If I’d stayed any longer I’d have started eating the window bars.” – ...
When Policing Meets Health: International Experts call for Improved Alliance between Law Enforcement and Public Health

When Policing Meets Health: International Experts call for Improved Alliance between Law Enforcement and Public Health

The 2nd International Law Enforcement and Public Health Conference, organised by the Centre of Law Enforcement and ...
UK Efforts to Criminalize Revenge Porn: Not a Scandal, but a Sex Crime

UK Efforts to Criminalize Revenge Porn: Not a Scandal, but a Sex Crime

International headlines were made in August when hackers stole from private devices and online accounts naked ...
Cutting Corners: The Procedural Illegality of Legal Aid Cuts

Cutting Corners: The Procedural Illegality of Legal Aid Cuts

In R (London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association & another) v Lord Chancellor [2014] EWHC 3020 (Admin), the ...
A Guide to the Perpetuation of Human Rights Violations: Police Violence and Impunity in Brazil

A Guide to the Perpetuation of Human Rights Violations: Police Violence and Impunity in Brazil

Police violence in Brazil is endemic. It frequently occurs at the time of arrest and during the collection of ...

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