Betül Durmuş


Betül Durmuş is a postdoctoral researcher at the Hertie School Centre for Fundamental Rights working for the project ‘Deep Impact through Soft Jurisprudence? The Contribution of United Nations Treaty Body Case Law to the Development of International Human Rights Law’. She is also an associate editor of the UN human rights law module of Oxford Reports on International Law. Her research interests lie in comparative international human rights law and international children’s rights law.

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The CERD stands firm against racist hate speech: Jallow v. Denmark

The Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination (‘CERD’ or ‘Committee’) is well known for its progressive interpretation of Article 4 of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD). The provision requires states to “condemn all propaganda and all organizations which attempt to justify or promote racial hatred and discrimination in any…

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