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Torres Strait Islanders: United Nations Human Rights Committee Delivers Ground-Breaking Decision on Climate Change Impacts on Human Rights 

In a landmark decision the UN Human Rights Committee found that Australia's failure to adequately protect indigenous Torres Strait Islanders against adverse impacts of climate change was…

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UNHRC is Turning up the Heat: Human Rights Violations Due to Inadequate Adaptation Action to Climate Change  

1. Introduction In its highly anticipated decision in Daniel Billy at al. versus Australia (“Torres Strait Islanders case”), issued on 23 September 2022, the UN…

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Struggles to Reconcile Theory and Politics: Comments on the Revised Draft Convention on the Right to Development

The 23rd session of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Development (IGWG) was held from 16 to 20 May 2022 to discuss the Revised…

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Revisiting and Further Exploring the Human Right to Leave

The right to freedom of movement has a distinct meaning under international law, understood as being formed of three complementary rights. These are (i) the right to leave…

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Challenges in Assessing Colombia’s ‘Post Conflict’: A follow-up

In March, 11 people died in a controversial army operation in Putumayo, southern Colombia. Human rights groups said that at least some of the dead appeared to…

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Ecodefence v Russia: The ECtHR’s stance on Foreign Funding of Civil Society

On June 14th, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) added its voice to the critics of the Russian Foreign Agents Act with its judgment the Case…

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The Council of Europe Excludes Russia: A Setback for Human Rights

Announcements and decisions of the Council of Europe (CoE) and Russia regarding the latter’s membership in the CoE have been outdating each other over the past few days.

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Right to Development in Today’s Draft Convention: Retransformation into a State’s Right?

From 22 to 26 November 2021, the 22nd session of the Intergovernmental Working Group on the Right to Development (IGWG) was held at the Human Rights Council…

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The Istanbul Convention: A Missed Opportunity in Mainstreaming Cyberviolence against Women in Human Rights Law?

The monitoring body of the Council of Europe (CoE) Istanbul Convention, GREVIO, has recently adopted its very first General Recommendation which is specifically devoted to the…

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A Lost Opportunity for Border Justice at the European Court of Human Rights

The European Court of Human Rights is so far failing to provide effective remedies to migrants suffering violations by Greek authorities in the Aegean Sea. For years, commentators…

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