This article discusses recent laws that threaten freedom of speech and the safety of students and universities in The Philippines.
Michaël Merrigan offers a short commentary on the ECtHR’s ruling on Mahi v. Belgium. An important case at intersections of human rights and free speech.
This article and call for action concerns the murder of Italian researcher Giulio Regeni and the arbitrary detentions of Patrick Zaki and Ahmed Samir in Egypt.
What comes after the pandemic? Or more accurately: what do you think should come after it? Rights! NEW thematic call for papers: Beyond the Pandemic.
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 New Publication feature for Rights! Dr. Natalie Alkiviadou discusses her book, The Far-Right in International and European Law (Routledge 2019).
In our latest article in the series ‘Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19’, Kale Amenge discuss what the “new normal” post-COVID-19 world may look like for Roma populations
CRISTIANO GIANOLLA and PEDRO ALMEIDA This article was originally published as part of the Alice Comments series authored by the Epistemologies of the South Research Programme team, in ALICE News. While the world witnesses a widespread uprising against racism, the role of memory and its public representation have come to the centre of the dispute. The homicide…
In our latest article in the series ‘Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19’, Carole Concha Bell of the Chile Solidarity Network brings our attention to the plight of political prisoners in Chile.
KARTIKEYA JAISWAL and PRANAY MODI
Continuing our series of short think pieces on the theme ‘Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19’, Véronique Lerch discusses the use of war metaphors during the pandemic.
Kicking off our new series of short think pieces on the theme ´Human Rights in the Age of COVID-19′, Saphia Fleury discusses the “wicked problems” of Coronavirus and climate change.
The colonisation of the Moon and the importance of protecting it from exploitation.
The attacks against human rights and the rule of law in Cambodia
A week-long virtual event (12-19 November) to raise awareness around World Toilet Day
A reflection on how Gandhi’s legacy may help to address contemporary challenges
The place of migrants’ body in the neoliberal market society
On challenges and opportunities to achieve full and equal access to and participation in science for women
A judgment reminding of the threat posed by climate change to human rights
A timely analysis of the second round of Brazilian presidential elections
BOAVENTURA DE SOUSA SANTOS
Four contributions that explore the human rights dimension of the environment and climate change
The right to participate in public affairs is a fundamental human right. We are launching “2017 – A Year in Elections”. Are you an election practitioner or academic? Share your assessment and experience with us!
Are you interested in human rights, environmental protection and climate justice? Write for Rights!
Human rights are a compelling response to the uncertainty, hatred and violence of our time. We stand up for everyone’s human rights and you?
Most get on the rubber boat thinking that they are going to die, but their desperation and determination are stronger than anything – “When you get on the boat it’s Europe or death”…
NIKOLAS FEITH TAN
Shipping companies play a significant role in rescuing migrants on the Mediterranean, while the extent of their responsibilities remains unclear
Assessing whether the Joint Investigative Mechanism on the use of chemical weapons in Syria could be a first step towards accountability for crimes against humanity and war crimes
The resolution gives political support to military action against ISIS, yet fails to provide States with a mandate to use force
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
They are everywhere! A group of people who are guilty of it all…