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Cristina Lafont, “Should We Take the ‘Human’ Out of Human Rights? Human Dignity in a Corporate World”

Cristina Lafont contends that removing the concept of human dignity of human rights practice can produce detrimental consequences, such as – and specially – the extension of legal human rights to corporations. 1,423 more words

Lawful Detention is a Precondition for Granting Bail

B (Algeria) v Secretary of State for the Home Department UKSC 5 (8 February 2018)

The case of “B” enabled the Supreme Court to put to rest the theory that continuous lawful detention is not a condition precedent for exercising the power to grant bail and impose bail conditions under the… 2,187 more words


One of the four priorities of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU which started in January 2018 is the future of Europe and young people… 1,140 more words

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Is a ban on the full-face veil necessary for us to live in harmony?

The European Court of Human Rights has stated that if a state so wishes, it may impede the religious freedom of individuals (almost always Muslim women), in order to uphold the conditions that allow for a society to function properly.  340 more words

Burqa Ban

Russia considers removal from ECHR

Reportedly the authorities of the Russian Federation are examining the possibility of denunciation of the European Convention on Human Rights and termination of cooperation with the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR). 173 more words


Report| Extradition to Turkey: One-way Ticket to Torture and Unfair Trial

The Arrested Lawyers Initiative published a new report entitled  Extradition to Turkey: One-way Ticket to Torture and Unfair Trial.

In the report that covers the situation in Turkey regarding the risks to be subjected torture and ill-treatment and to be tried unfairly, by summarising the reports so far have been published by the official international entities, different national state bodies, respected international and local human rights organisations; it was said: 123 more words