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Redistributing Punishment: The Limited Vision of Coercive Human Rights

In an eloquent blog post written in June 2020, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on extra-judicial, summary or arbitrary executions Agnes Callamard acknowledged the structural racism and…

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UNCITRAL WGIII and Human Rights: towards a more balanced ISDS System?

Introduction Human rights law and investment arbitration law have traditionally been viewed as divergent fields, reflecting distinct objectives and representing the interests of different stakeholders. The…

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Liechtenstein v Czech Republic before the European Court of Human Rights

On 19 August 2020, Liechtenstein lodged an inter-State application against the Czech Republic. Liechtenstein alleges breaches of the rights of its citizens, inter alia, of their right to…

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Has ‘Control over rights doctrine’ for extra-territorial jurisdiction come of age? Karlsruhe, too, has spoken, now it’s Strasbourg’s turn

The German Constitutional Court (GCC) declared, in its ruling on May 19th, that the surveillance of non-German individuals outside of Germany was unconstitutional. The Court’s…

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The Lhaka Honhat Case Of The Inter-American Court Of Human Rights: The Long-Awaited Granting Of 400,000 Hectares Under Communal Property Rights

On 6 February 2020, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (the Court) delivered a judgment in which it declared the international responsibility of the Argentine…

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Private Security, Human Rights, and Covid-19

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic we have seen a leap in demand for certain types of private security services from both States and businesses, and…

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Learning from US Streets / A moment of reckoning

Around the world, people are following in the steps of the US street, protesting in the aftermath of the killing of George Floyd against racism and police violence.

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The WHO: The Guardian of Human Rights during Pandemics?

On May 18, President Trump tweeted a 4-page letter addressed to the WHO, threatening to cut funding to the organization and reconsider the United States’ membership within…

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The Elephant in the (Court)Room: Interdependence of Human and Animal Rights in the Anthropocene

On 21 May 2020, the Islamabad High Court issued a remarkable judgment in the case of Kaavan the elephant (among other “inmates” [8] of the Marghazar Zoo),…

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The relationship between domestic and international courts: the need to incorporate judicial politics into the analysis

In the latest issue of EJIL, Raffaela Kunz carefully examines the complex relationship between domestic and international courts in human rights adjudication. Amidst the well-known backlash from…

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