Right to healthy environment

Judgment of the Supreme Court of Nepal to Protect the Chure range: Widespread Environmental Destruction Deemed Ecocide

Judgment of the Supreme Court of Nepal to Protect the Chure range: Widespread Environmental Destruction Deemed Ecocide

Image description: a forested area of the Chure range in Nepal In Sailendra Ambedkar v. Office of Prime Minister et. al., the Constitutional bench of Supreme Court of Nepal gave...
The Paris Agreement as a Human Rights Treaty: PSB et al. v Brazil

The Paris Agreement as a Human Rights Treaty: PSB et al. v Brazil

Image description: Satellite image of Brazil during natural disaster crisis in 2020 In late October, Brazil ousted incumbent President Jair Bolsonaro and elected Lula, who has since promised to cut...
Another ‘Green Reading’ of Article 8 of the ECHR in Pavlov & Others v Russia

Another ‘Green Reading’ of Article 8 of the ECHR in Pavlov & Others v Russia

Image description: Large industrial mining vehicle pictured in crater of quarry in Russia The recent case Pavlov & Others v Russia saw the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR), once...
Appraising the Limitations of Linking Climate Reparations to Human Rights

Appraising the Limitations of Linking Climate Reparations to Human Rights

Image Description: devastating climate-induced flooding in Pakistan Pakistan’s climate change minister Sherry Rehman recently lamented the near absence of any “reparations” for climate change given by developed States to the...
The Increased Imperative for International Law Protections Regarding Climate Induced Migration

The Increased Imperative for International Law Protections Regarding Climate Induced Migration

Image description: Protesters at a march with banners reading ‘stop climate change’. Climate change is an increasingly grim and urgent problem with profound implications for refugee and asylum international law....
Israeli Settlements in Occupied Territories: Assessing ‘Continuing Crimes’ Against the Principle of Legality Before the ICC

Israeli Settlements in Occupied Territories: Assessing ‘Continuing Crimes’ Against the Principle of Legality Before the ICC

Image description: Protesters march beneath a banner saying “Freedom for Palestine” On 8 July 2021, a report of the Special Rapporteur on the state of human rights in Palestinian territories...
UN Council Resolution on Human Right to Healthy Environment: Implications for US Grassroots-Led ‘Non-Reformist Reforms’  

UN Council Resolution on Human Right to Healthy Environment: Implications for US Grassroots-Led ‘Non-Reformist Reforms’  

Image description: Protesters with a banner saying ‘We are the people’s climate movement’. In a long-awaited victory, the UN Human Rights Council recently recognised, for the first time, that having...

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