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The Burning Issue: The DNA of Human Rights

'What are human rights and where do they come from?', asks Professor Conor Gearty in the latest Burning Issue lecture from the London School of Economics and...

Human Rights

http://www.ljmu.ac.uk/courses/undergraduate/law Dr David Lowe examines the UK's Human Rights Act 1998 and the main human rights' articles in the European Con...

International Human Rights Law

Dr Nicolas Kang-Riou talks about the module 'International Human Rights Law', which is a module available on our MA/PgDip International Relations and Globali...

Melanie Phillips "Hijacking Human Rights Law" - Lawfare

Journalist and author Melanie Phillips speaks on the manipulations of human rights law. A program from The Lawfare Project.

Video 3 - Human Rights and the Rule of Law

This video discusses how the rule of law is an essential part of maintaining and enforcing human rights. The idea of balancing rights and responsibilities, a...

International Law and Human Rights part 1 of 6

The Whitlam Institute and the University of Western Sydney School of Law are delighted to present a lecture by The Honourable Michael Kirby AC CMG: Internati...

Human rights court upholds French law banning full-face Islamic veil

Europe's highest human rights court upholds a French ban on full-face Islamic veils. Mana Rabiee reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More...

[Louv2.01x] The Expansion of Human Rights in International Law

In this video Professor De Schutter explains the evolution of human rights norms in International Law, from World War II onwards. It corresponds to section 1...

Human Rights & Humanitarian Law - Conflict or Convergence

April 7, 2010 Klatsky Seminar in Human Rights presented by the Frederick K. Cox International Law Center.

Human Rights Law Externships Abroad with Santa Clara Law

Santa Clara University School of Law students discuss their experiences in human rights law externships abroad as part of our Summer Abroad Program.

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Human Rights Watch
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 06:41:15 -0700

The blanket ban introduced by the law is neither necessary nor proportionate and also fails to pursue a legitimate purpose recognized by human rights law, Human Rights Watch said. The ban also restricts the capacity of non-government media outlets to ...
Lexology (registration)
Sat, 26 Jul 2014 07:03:45 -0700

On July 22, 2014, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law an amendment to the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL) that provides interns with certain workplace protections, including the ability to bring lawsuits due to discrimination.
Asian Human Rights Commission News (press release)
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:33:45 -0700

Nepal underwent a decade long armed conflict. During the conflict, massive violation of international law and international human rights law took place. The serious violations of human rights should not go unpunished. A sustainable or democratic peace ...


Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:20:36 -0700

"It is imperative that Israel, Hamas and all Palestinian armed groups strictly abide by applicable norms of international humanitarian law and international human rights law," said Navi Pillay, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, as the ...

The Guardian

The Guardian
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:46:18 -0700

Poland became the first EU country held to account for its involvement in the CIA's extraordinary rendition programme on Thursday when the European court of human rights found it guilty of the unlawful detention and torture of two men at a secret ...

Irish Times

Irish Times
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:01:13 -0700

Ireland should hold two referendums, including one on abortion, to bring its treatment of women in line with international human rights law, the United Nations has said. In observations published yesterday on Ireland's compliance with the International ...


Fri, 11 Jul 2014 07:48:45 -0700

... including of children, occurred as a result of strikes on homes. Such reports raise serious doubt about whether the Israeli strikes have been in accordance with international humanitarian law and international human rights law," Pillay said in a ...

WJXT Jacksonville

WJXT Jacksonville
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 03:25:41 -0700

Atlantic Beach could be one step closer to becoming the first city in Northeast Florida to adopt a human rights ordinance with protections for sexual orientation, gender identity and expression. Quick Clicks. Man arrested in beach fatal... Vigil held ...

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