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).
Rights! are delighted to share this Q&A with London-based poet Laila Sumpton about life, art, human rights and lockdown poetry.
MAHA ABDALLAH AND VITO TODESCHINI
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.
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.”
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
We are looking for written pieces, podcasts, videos, slideshares, or photo essays for publication on Rights! in 2019
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
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
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