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Zambia’s Human Rights Project is Political

Zambia’s Human Rights Project is Political

Zambia’s death penalty can be traced back to the colonial era, with the administration led by former president Frederick Chiluba (1991-2002) being the last post-independence government to sign an execution...
Pakistan’s Federal Shariat Court Affirms that the ‘Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Act 2016’ Aligns with Islamic Injunctions

Pakistan’s Federal Shariat Court Affirms that the ‘Punjab Protection of Women Against Violence Act 2016’ Aligns with Islamic Injunctions

Image description: A group of women and children in Sindh, Pakistan gather in an outdoor shelter It has been estimated that domestic abuse takes place in approximately 80 percent of...
The Tension between Human Rights, Freedom of Dress and Public Morality

The Tension between Human Rights, Freedom of Dress and Public Morality

Regulations on dress are controversial in many jurisdictions, poised at the intersection between human rights and public morality. In countries where wearing particular attire is considered a threat to religious...
Negocios y derechos humanos: “El primer informe de Asesoría Jurídica del mundo” establece las responsabilidades legales internacionales en las instituciones de trasplante médico y sus profesionales para evitar la posible complicidad en atrocidades masivas ocultas

Negocios y derechos humanos: “El primer informe de Asesoría Jurídica del mundo” establece las responsabilidades legales internacionales en las instituciones de trasplante médico y sus profesionales para evitar la posible complicidad en atrocidades masivas ocultas

Descripción de la imagen: Cirujanos y enfermeras en un quirófano durante un procedimiento El tráfico de órganos, la sustracción forzada de órganos y el trasplante de órganos no ético son...
Les entreprises et les droits de l’Homme : « World-first Legal Advisory Report » détermine les responsabilités juridiques internationales des institutions de transplantation médicale et de leurs professionnels pour éviter une éventuelle complicité dans des atrocités de masse cachées

Les entreprises et les droits de l’Homme : « World-first Legal Advisory Report » détermine les responsabilités juridiques internationales des institutions de transplantation médicale et de leurs professionnels pour éviter une éventuelle complicité dans des atrocités de masse cachées

Description de l’image : Chirurgiens et infirmières photographiés dans une salle d’opération lors d’une intervention Le trafic d’organes, les prélèvements forcés d’organes et les transplantations d’organes non éthiques sont des...
International Legal Responsibilities of Medical Transplantation Institutions

International Legal Responsibilities of Medical Transplantation Institutions

Image description: Surgeons and nurses pictured in an operating theatre during a procedure Organ trafficking, forced organ harvesting and unethical organ transplantation are global issues. A worldwide shortage of organs...
Anti-Libidinal Punishment for Child Rape Offenders in Nigeria violates Human Rights

Anti-Libidinal Punishment for Child Rape Offenders in Nigeria violates Human Rights

Image description: Surgical instruments. In September 2020, the Governor of Kaduna State of Nigeria signed the Kaduna State Penal Code (Amendment) Law 2020, which introduces anti-libidinal punishments for child rape...
The Use of Restraints against Prisoners Receiving Medical Treatment: The PPO Report into the Death of Peter Sutcliffe

The Use of Restraints against Prisoners Receiving Medical Treatment: The PPO Report into the Death of Peter Sutcliffe

Image description: several handcuffs hanging from a rod in prison. The report by the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (‘PPO’) into the death of Peter Coonan, formerly known as Peter Sutcliffe,...
Contaminated Supply Chains and Clean Energy in China

Contaminated Supply Chains and Clean Energy in China

Image description: A picture of solar panels in a field, against the backdrop of mountains. As China is a substantial producer of solar energy today, recent allegations of forced labor...
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 a second police violence case against Brazil, the “Castelinho”. The human rights violations...
Addressing Police Brutality in Nigeria – A Crisis of Non-Implementation

Addressing Police Brutality in Nigeria – A Crisis of Non-Implementation

For weeks in October 2020, young Nigerians held nationwide protests denouncing years of extra-judicial killings, torture and other ill-treatment by officers of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) unit of the...
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 travelling to Vilnius to land in Minsk on the false pretext of...

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