In this new series of articles for Rights! – we talk to human rights authors about their latest books. Kicking off the series is Mariagiulia Giuffré, who discusses her latest publication – The Readmission of Asylum Seekers under International Law (Hart Publishing, 2020).
MAHA ABDALLAH AND VITO TODESCHINI
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.”
There is a need to devise human rights-based strategies to fight the criminalization of homelessness
An interview with Sam Zarifi, Secretary-General of the International Commission of Jurists
How to cope with a philosophical vacuum that challenges western liberal democracies?
The impact of full-face bans on Muslim women’s rights
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.
On the centrality of press freedom to democratic theory and human rights
Starvation and denial of humanitarian assistance in contemporary conflicts
The journalist and source relationship and the right to receive information
Understanding the relationship between dignity and vulnerability through the eye of the camera
A comparative assessment of the Court’s treatment of Islamic and Christian dress and symbols.
PA SAKO DARBOE
Democracy won, but it remains to be seen how the new government will work
We have to be more self-confident, skilful and proactive to defend human rights in times of ‘evil forces’.
The experience of Refugee Radio Network
On developing new shared roots and identity patterns in European societies
A discussion of the development of sub-national institutions and their relationship with other actors
A reflection on alternative food systems jointly devised by the State and civil society
SOFIA VASCO, ALBERTO ABDUL LATIFO LOIOLA, MIGUEL NATHA
The fight against floods in Cariaco through the voices of people
Improving the institutional protection of human rights from climate change
FERNANDA BARBOSA LOSS
How international law responds to the interconnection between the environment and human life
Exploring the active and participative role of working children as social, political and economic subjects
JORGE ENRIQUE FORERO and SARA TUFANO
The roots of the Colombian conflict and how the Peace Agreement addresses them
M.ÀNGELS PORXAS ROIG
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities sets a new paradigm based on autonomy and equality
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
Three challenges to the exclusive focus on women and girls as victims of conflict-related sexual violence
The trajectory of the protection of LGBT rights in Europe discloses the potential of deploying human rights law to achieve real and meaningful equality for all