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Multi-Forum Strategies to Tackle Climate Change and Other Complex Problems: A Note from Practitioners

Introduction  Recently, EJIL and EJIL Talk! featured a spirited debate between Corina Heri and Alexander Zahar on the role of human rights law and human rights…

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HF and Others v France: Extraterritorial Jurisdiction without Duty to Repatriate IS-Children and their Mothers

On 14 September 2022 the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR or Court) issued its judgment in HF and others v France, a…

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Western Sahara before the African Court of Human and Peoples’ Rights:  Is there a “brother’s keeper” obligation for the Member States of the African Union?

In the current international context where States are ‘(re)discovering’ the virtue of international judicial litigation tools (before the ICJ or before the European Court of Human…

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Women, Life, Freedom: Have international lawyers run out of words?

We have entered the fourth week into the Iranian protests (under the moto of “women, life, freedom” ) sparked by the death of Mahsa Amini, a 22-year-old…

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Legal Imagination, and the Turn to Rights in Climate Litigation: A Rejoinder to Zahar

In the most recent issue of EJIL, I discuss whether anthropogenic climate change can and should be understood as a human rights issue, particularly at the European…

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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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