Recognising the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, Elettra Repetto explores multiple violences facing women and girls around the world and some of the challenges to protecting our fundamental human rights.
For #WorldToiletDay 2020, Marcus Erridge outlines three key connections between access to sanitation, economic sustainability and the climate, which garner little attention within a global sanitation crisis that already flies under the radar.
In our latest Deeper Read article for Rights!, Ukri Soirila and Luca Bonadiman advocate for the human rights movement to go beyond mere resistance and raise the stakes of the bargain, in the face of multiple crises.
In our latest article for Rights!, new editorial board member Sabrina Tucci discusses the criminalisation of humanitarian rescue ships in the Mediterranean, though specific reference to Italy and the possible prosecution of far-right politician and former Deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini.
In our latest article for Rights! Professor Angelo Dube discusses the deployment of the army in civilian COVID-19 policing operations in South Africa
In this latest article for Rights!, Jacob Mchangama and Natalie Alkiviadou of Justitia provide a timely socio-legal commentary on Scotland’s controversial new Hate Crime Bill.
In this article, Anmol Jain leads us through a detailed analysis of an important legal case in India that concerns the rights to free speech and internet access – Anuradha Bhasin vs. Union of India
JASMIN LILIAN DIAB
In this article, Jasmin Lilian Diab shines a light on the plight of domestic workers caught under the Kafala system in Lebanon: “migrant domestic workers in Lebanon are not governed by the country’s labour laws, but are rather confined by an archaic Kafala system, an inherently abusive migration sponsorship system, which puts them at an increased risk of being subjected to labour exploitation, forced labour and human trafficking.”
The colonisation of the Moon and the importance of protecting it from exploitation.
How to cope with a philosophical vacuum that challenges western liberal democracies?
Gender-based discrimination, public bathroom access, and the human right to sanitation in the USA
The summer of 2018 will be remembered as one of the hottest in Italy with regard to migration. Here we consider three legal issues related to the last contentious case.
Starvation and denial of humanitarian assistance in contemporary conflicts
A comparative assessment of the Court’s treatment of Islamic and Christian dress and symbols.
How international norms and standards aim to protect the rights of children subject to criminal proceedings
The build-up of global health security should go hand in hand with the strengthening of the human rights capacities in health and law enforcement sectors, internationally and domestically
NIKOLAS FEITH TAN
Shipping companies play a significant role in rescuing migrants on the Mediterranean, while the extent of their responsibilities remains unclear
Towards a better understanding of the multiple interconnecting processes that may impede or facilitate the realisation of children’s rights
An interpretation that both marks a departure from the past case law and explains why the latter has been so confusing
Read why the main road to peace is to be walked with initiatives of real disarmament and by putting into operation the collective security system as envisaged in the Charter of the United Nations
DANIEL TODA CASTAN
An opinion on the Opinion of the Court of Justice of the European Union on the EU’s accession to the European Convention on Human Rights