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Professor McCorquodale makes submission to UK Parliament Human Rights Committee

Description
He focuses on the consequences of decisions by government and by businesses on workers and communities in their supply chains.
Date:
06 August 2020

Professor Peter Bartlett to co-lead the collaboration between the Institute of Mental Health and the World Health Organisation

Description
The partnership aims at understanding and developing policy, education, legal and advocacy programs on mental health and human rights.
Date:
22 July 2020

The war on drugs and human rights crisis in the Philippines

Description
The Civil and Political Rights Unit held a webinar panel event on 'The war on drugs and human rights crisis in the Philippines'. Participants were invited to watch the National Geographic documentary, The Nightcrawlers, before the event.
Date:
19 June 2020

Sharia Law in Europe?

Description
On 18 June 2020, the European Court of Human Rights delivered a Grand Chamber judgment concerning the matter of just satisfaction in the case of Molla Sali v. Greece.
Date:
18 June 2020

LGBT and Transgender Rights in the United States

Description
On 15 June 2020, in Bostock v. Clayton County, the United States Supreme Court issued a historic ruling on the rights of LGBT and Transgender Persons. The issue has been extensively considered by Professor McGoldrick in his article on 'The Development and Status of Sexual Orientation Discrimination under International Human Rights Law'.
Date:
17 June 2020

The Annual Fundamental Rights Report 2020 of the EU Fundamental Rights Agency is now available

Description
The report summarises and analyses major human rights developments in the EU over 2019. HRLC researchers did research for the UK component of the report. The main findings are that growing intolerance and attacks on people's fundamental rights continue to erode the considerable progress achieved over the years.
Date:
15 June 2020

Congratulations to Professor Marko Milanovic who has been awarded a British Academy Mid-Career Fellowship

Description
Professor Marko Milanovic's research project will explore the international legal aspects of intelligence sharing in multinational military operations.
Date:
05 June 2020

'Bringing Human Rights to Bear on COVID-19': video now available

Description
What are the human rights issues raised by COVID-19? To what extent do government responses to the pandemic comply with human rights law? These and other key questions were addressed by an international team of HRLC experts: Professor Robert McCorquodale, Professor Marko Milanovic and HRLC Co-Director Professor Aoife Nolan.
Date:
01 June 2020

Congratulations to HRLC member Professor Annamaria LaChimia, who was awarded British Academy funding for a project on Sustainable Food Procurement for Schools

Description
HRLC member Professor LaChimia will work in collaboration with colleagues from the University La Sapienza di Rome.
Date:
05 May 2020
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