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The problem of violence against women hardly begins (or ends) in Libya. Many of the women now fleeing to Europe have been raped in their home countries—it is the essential reason why they are fleeing.
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Nelson Camilo Sánchez*
This past July 17th was the “World Day for International Justice.” This date, which alludes to the creation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) in 1998, commemorates the struggle against impunity for severe human rights violations. 643 more words
HRA Watch: Reform, Repeal, Replace? Sarah Lambrecht: Criticism of the European Court of Human Rights: A UK Phenomenon?
Editors’ note: The blog invited constitutional lawyers to comment on the UK Government’s proposal to repeal and replace the Human Rights Act. We end this series with a post by Sarah Lambrecht, law clerk at the Belgian Constitutional Court and a PhD Fellow at the University of Antwerp… 2,131 more words
Stephen Donnan ponders the recent ECHR ruling that Italy is in violation of human rights by not having a mechanism to recognise same-sex relationships
The European Court of Human Rights has ruled in the case of… 512 more words
Given all the other enormous flaws in the ECtHR’s recent decision in the case of Oliari and Others v. Italy, this appears to be a minor point – but it is nevertheless worth noting. 170 more words
In Italy we have a saying for people who fail to acknowledge the truth: he/she gets spat at and he/she pretends it’s raining. In the last few months we have really mastered this art. 771 more words