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.
Six months after the murder of Turkish student Ms. Pinar Gültekin, what can we learn from the Black and White social media campaign against femicide?
And now that Turkey has withdrawn from the Istanbul Convention, what is the remaining legal framework that requires the government to prevent violence against women?
Have a look at our latest article where Ms. Bhuniya and Mr. Majumder discuss these questions as well as the importance of feminist movement building moving forward.
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.
KARTIKEYA JAISWAL and PRANAY MODI
A judgment reminding of the threat posed by climate change to human rights
The journalist and source relationship and the right to receive information
A comparative assessment of the Court’s treatment of Islamic and Christian dress and symbols.
A discussion of the development of sub-national institutions and their relationship with other actors
FERNANDA BARBOSA LOSS
How international law responds to the interconnection between the environment and human life
How international norms and standards aim to protect the rights of children subject to criminal proceedings
The resolution gives political support to military action against ISIS, yet fails to provide States with a mandate to use force
An interpretation that both marks a departure from the past case law and explains why the latter has been so confusing
Courtesy of EIUC
“Smile a little bit more, sing a little bit more, have a little bit more of lightness”
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