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Islam and Human Rights: A Critical Intersection

Islam and Human Rights: A Critical Intersection

Global politics is increasingly concerned with the relationship between religion and human rights. Human rights ...
Battling for Equality: Recognizing Civil Service Benefits in Same-sex Marriages

Battling for Equality: Recognizing Civil Service Benefits in Same-sex Marriages

The struggle for LGBTQ rights remains an embryonic fight in Asia, waiting to be further developed through advocacy ...
State Intervention in Muslim Personal Law: A Case of Fundamental Misunderstanding

State Intervention in Muslim Personal Law: A Case of Fundamental Misunderstanding

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board [the Board], has been at the centre of a raging controversy for the past ...
Women in the Iranian Labour Market: Infringement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Women in the Iranian Labour Market: Infringement of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights

Regardless of the fact that women have a very significant contribution to make to national production, employment ...
The Great Balancing Act: Countering Online Hate Speech While Protecting Freedom of Expression

The Great Balancing Act: Countering Online Hate Speech While Protecting Freedom of Expression

German lawmakers have recently passed a controversial law, ‘Netzwerkdurchsetzungsgesetz’ (Network Enforcement Act ...
Asylum Seekers Gain the Right to Work in Ireland

Asylum Seekers Gain the Right to Work in Ireland

Asylum seekers arriving in Ireland are prohibited from seeking employment until a determination of their ...
Iran’s Presidential Charade: Women Out or In?

Iran’s Presidential Charade: Women Out or In?

The controversy over whether a woman can be President in Iran rises every four years during the presidential ...
Penalising Anti-Semitism in Poland: Creating “Free Speech Martyrs”?

Penalising Anti-Semitism in Poland: Creating “Free Speech Martyrs”?

On a November night in 2015, an effigy of a Jew was burnt in the main market square in Wrocław, Poland, as part of ...
Trinity Lutheran v. Comer: Does The U.S. Supreme Court Now See Separation of Church and State as a Kind of Religious Discrimination?

Trinity Lutheran v. Comer: Does The U.S. Supreme Court Now See Separation of Church and State as a Kind of Religious Discrimination?

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in Trinity Lutheran v. Comer seems modest on its facts, but it moves the Court ...
First in Asia – Taiwan’s Marriage Equality Ruling in Comparative and Queer Perspectives

First in Asia – Taiwan’s Marriage Equality Ruling in Comparative and Queer Perspectives

On 24 May 2017, the Constitutional Court of Taiwan issued a ruling in favour of same-sex marriage (full text in ...
The UK Government’s Promised Review of Counter-Terror Law and Strategy

The UK Government’s Promised Review of Counter-Terror Law and Strategy

In less than three months, the UK has suffered from four major terror attacks. As the UK is recovering after the ...
Australia’s Bid for the UN Human Rights Council and the Domestic Politics of Race

Australia’s Bid for the UN Human Rights Council and the Domestic Politics of Race

Australia has identified five priorities to support its candidacy for a seat on the United Nations’ Human Rights ...

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