Freedom, Asylum Seekers, and Two Lots of European Human Rights – Michael Rhimes

C-601/15 JN (in French only) offers important insights into the detention of asylum seekers. It also somewhat of a double bill, involving not one but two sets of European Human Rights. In this post I will set out the facts, give a quick refresher of the relationship between the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) […]

Resources on the Human Right to Water and Sanitation in the US Context

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 Resources on the Human Right to Water and Sanitation in the US Context Law profs and others may be looking for resources to support classroom discussions of water issues in Flint, Detroit, California and elsewhere through a human rights lens. This blog collects some of the material that we’ve found most […]

Shany: International Human Rights Bodies and the Little-Realized Threat of Fragmentation

Yuval Shany (Hebrew Univ. of Jerusalem – Law) has posted International Human Rights Bodies and the Little-Realized Threat of Fragmentation. Here’s the abstract: This note discusses the coordination problems encountered by international human rights bodies, who apply comparable legal standards emanating from separate treaties, and confront significant challenges of procedural coordination and normative harmonization. Particular […]

6 Critical Human Rights Concerns Obama Should Address Tonight Once much more, President Obama will certainly deal with the country prior to the complete Congress. Simply assume regarding exactly how violent federal governments around the globe can take on this U.S. instance to validate them doing the very same point in solution to suppression of dissent as well as human civil liberties. Numerous of these federal governments are U.S. allies, pointing out U.S. plans as the version for their legislations, as well as they take pleasure in either straight-out assistance from the Obama management or, at best, warm critiques.Unless President Obama plainly and also absolutely stands up for human legal rights, human legal rights protectors as well as their right to function for responsibility in their nations, his tradition will certainly be permanently bogged down in an international rebirth of the repressive state. Once extra, President Obama will certainly deal with the country prior to the complete Congress. Simply assume regarding exactly how violent federal governments around the globe can take on this U.S. instance to warrant them doing the very same point in solution to suppression of dissent as well as human legal rights. The effect of these kinds of plans are currently adding to a hazardous diminishing of political room as well as growing attack on human legal rights. Numerous of these federal governments are U.S. allies, mentioning U.S. plans as the version for their regulations, and also they take pleasure in either straight-out assistance from the Obama management or, at best, warm critiques.Unless President Obama plainly and also absolutely stands up for human legal rights, human civil liberties protectors as well as their right to function for liability in their nations, his tradition will certainly be permanently stuck in a worldwide revival of the repressive state. The homes of federal government have to conquer their distinctions to quit this human legal rights situation.

Sustaining Human Rights in your home via Charitable Giving

As year end rolls around, make certain that companies dedicated to bringing “human civil liberties house” are component of your year-end providing profile. By providing also tiny quantities attentively as well as purposefully to United States human civil liberties non-profits, people could amplify the effect they make on problems that they care around. Without the […]