Right to Equality and Non-Discrimination

A.M. and Others v. Russia – Protecting the Rights of Transgender Parents

A.M. and Others v. Russia – Protecting the Rights of Transgender Parents

In A.M. and Others v. Russia, the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”) ruled that – by terminating all contact ...
Discriminatory Denial of Peaceful Assembly in the UK

Discriminatory Denial of Peaceful Assembly in the UK

“It is better to protest than to accept injustice” ― Rosa Parks In July 2020, the UN Human Rights Committee ...
Gruba and Others v Russia: Policemen’s Equal Access to Parental Leave

Gruba and Others v Russia: Policemen’s Equal Access to Parental Leave

It is increasingly recognised worldwide that the responsibility for taking care of children ought to be shared ...
Christians in Malaysia have the right to use the word “Allah”

Christians in Malaysia have the right to use the word “Allah”

On 17 March 2021, the High Court in Malaya at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia delivered a landmark judgment in Jill ...
EU Headscarf Bans: The CJEU’s missed opportunity for reflection on neutrality in IX v Wabe and MH Müller Handels v MJ

EU Headscarf Bans: The CJEU’s missed opportunity for reflection on neutrality in IX v Wabe and MH Müller Handels v MJ

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has been widely criticised for their decisions in the popular ...
Canada’s Failure: Climate Change and International Human Rights

Canada’s Failure: Climate Change and International Human Rights

“While I was breathing in wildfire smoke last month with Vancouver’s air quality rated worst in the world, ...
Religious Discrimination and Headscarves – Take Two

Religious Discrimination and Headscarves – Take Two

In IX v WABE eV (C‑804/18) and MH Müller Handels GmbH v MJ (C‑341/19), the CJEU returned to the vexed question of ...
Inevitability as the New Discrimination Defence: UK Supreme Court Mangles Indirect Discrimination Analysis While Finding the Two-Child Limit Lawful

Inevitability as the New Discrimination Defence: UK Supreme Court Mangles Indirect Discrimination Analysis While Finding the Two-Child Limit Lawful

The UK Supreme Court has delivered its long-awaited judgment in R (on the application of SC, CB and 8 children) ...
Association Accept and Others v. Romania: The European Court of Human Rights Takes a Fresh Look at Homophobic Speech and Biased Criminal-Law Enforcement

Association Accept and Others v. Romania: The European Court of Human Rights Takes a Fresh Look at Homophobic Speech and Biased Criminal-Law Enforcement

That hate-speech victims (who have sued unsuccessfully in a CoE member state) should obtain redress in Strasbourg ...
Digital Divide on the Promise of ‘Vaccination for All’: India

Digital Divide on the Promise of ‘Vaccination for All’: India

Recently, the apex court of India, in a hearing, held that a vaccination policy which exclusively relied on a ...
Human Rights Violations in Paradise: Lakshadweep’s Draft Regulations and their Potential Consequences on the Indigenous Tribal Populace

Human Rights Violations in Paradise: Lakshadweep’s Draft Regulations and their Potential Consequences on the Indigenous Tribal Populace

Recently, the administrator of India’s Lakshadweep islands, Praful Khoda Patel, introduced a slew of draft ...
What’s Next in Climate Litigation: The World’s Youth for Climate Justice Campaign for an Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice

What’s Next in Climate Litigation: The World’s Youth for Climate Justice Campaign for an Advisory Opinion of the International Court of Justice

What was once a “turn” in climate litigation, has now become its central driving force. This series has documented ...

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