Human Rights & Public Liberties

Human Rights & Public Liberties

Published on: 13 Jan, 2021

Minute with Expert

Peru: Police used unnecessary and excessive force when dealing with protests

“International law is clear: people have the right to peaceful assembly, and gatherings can only be dispersed in exceptional cases,” said UN High Commissioner for ..

Published on: 12 January, 2021

Facebook Minority Rights

A UN human rights expert today called on Facebook’s Oversight Board to take the rights of ethnic, religious, and linguistic minorities into account in reaching ..

Published on: 23 December, 2020

Children’s Lives At Risk In Spain

A two-month power outage in a vast informal settlement near Madrid is endangering the health of some 1,800 children.

Published on: 22 December, 2020

Human Rights Day 10 December 2020

UN experts: Universal Declaration of Human Rights essential for the world to “recover better”

Published on: 10 December, 2020

Myanmar Has Moral And Legal Responsibility To End Rohingya Crisis

The failure to create conditions necessary for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to return home to Myanmar, after more than three years, has created an untenable ..

Published on: 10 December, 2020

We need to rethink the concept of genocide

Seeing genocide as less exceptional may help us view war crimes and crimes against humanity in a more serious light. Philippe Sands Professor of Law ..

Published on: 24 November, 2020