In our latest article in the series ‘Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19’, Shivani Danielle Jacelon discusses mental health and the rise in deaths of despair during the pandemic, and the need for a stronger, adaptive human rights framework.
In this latest article for Rights!, Vatsal Patel provides a country comparison of different interpretations of privacy and dignity in relation to constitutional law and the de-criminalisation of adultery in Taiwan, South Korea and India.
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.
Behind the veil of political correctness, racism left unaddressed has continued infecting institutional and personal interactions, while unfounded biases keep negatively impacting all sections of society, even the most liberal.
In our latest article in the New Publication series for Rights! Nasia Hadjigeorgiou discusses her latest publication – Protecting Human Rights and Building Peace in Post-violence Societies (Hart Publishing, 2020).
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
In our latest article in the series ‘Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19’, Charles Slidders discusses some of the challenges facing economic and environmental progressive policy making against the back drop of the coronavirus, huge transfers of wealth in the era of neoliberalism and the subsequent economic turmoil facing millions of people around the world.
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