Human Rights research cluster news and events

This research cluster considers all aspects of the law relating to human rights, at the domestic, European and international levels.

 

‘Implementation of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights: Opportunities and Challenges for the Rule of Law’, 15 May 2017

‘Implementation of Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights: Opportunities and Challenges for the Rule of Law’, 15 May 2017

Posted by ab98 at May 02, 2017 10:20 AM |

This event will provide an opportunity to hear leading experts comment on the UK’s implementation of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights and to reflect on the wider implementation crisis at Strasbourg.

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‘Torture, Human Dignity and Othering’, 3 May 2017

‘Torture, Human Dignity and Othering’, 3 May 2017

Posted by ab98 at Mar 14, 2017 02:05 PM |

Dr Natasa Mavronicola (University of Birmingham)

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The ICRC's Detainee Visits in Guantanamo & Career Opportunities at the ICRC, 27 March 2017

The ICRC's Detainee Visits in Guantanamo & Career Opportunities at the ICRC, 27 March 2017

Posted by csp12 at Mar 13, 2017 11:25 AM |

Ms Andrea Harrison, Deputy Legal Advisor at the ICRC and Mr Michael Mazliah, Legal and Protection Officer at the ICRC will be explaining the work of the ICRC during the visits to detainees held at the Guantánamo detention facility. Afterwards, they will discuss career opportunities and their own experience within the ICRC.

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The Accountability of MPs for the Decision to Use Armed Force Outside the UK, 23 March 2017

The Accountability of MPs for the Decision to Use Armed Force Outside the UK, 23 March 2017

Posted by csp12 at Feb 24, 2017 01:00 PM |

Professor Peter Rowe (Lancaster University) will examine the possibility of holding Members of Parliament accountable for the decision to use military force abroad.

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Leicester academics’ work on the European Convention on Human Rights published widely in Russia

Posted by ab98 at Feb 20, 2017 05:44 PM |

The Russian version of a leading text, 'The Law of the European Convention on Human Rights', was launched at the European Court of Human Rights on 27 January 2017.

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