In: human rights

Problematic aspects to human rights framework: Reservations to human rights treaties by Eleni Krikeli
October 9, 2019

Since the end of World War II, the human rights regime has been established as the most important priority in the…

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Digital Rights are Human Rights by Gergana Tzvetkova
October 9, 2019

In the last decade or so, human rights scholars, practitioners and activists have been warning about the existence of a phenomenon…

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Rohingya: A misjudged case of extremism within the most persecuted people on earth
June 2, 2018

We have failed as the international community in multiple deteriorating humanitarian disasters- most of them, man made. But, the most potent…

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Should Australia change its immigration policies?
August 20, 2017

Silhouette hungry refugee children near the fence with barbed wire — Photo by Prazisss Guest post by Eleni Krikeli, former IAPSS Secretary-General…

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Don’t Let ISIS Get Away With Genocide
April 25, 2017

„Don’t let ISIS get away with Genocide”, demanded human rights lawyer Amal Clooney in her speech on March 9, 2017, at…

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The IAPSS Academic Think Tank at the World Congress
April 16, 2017

Under the banner of ‘Humanitarian Politics: Imagery, emotion and public diplomacy’ three members and the coordinator of the Academic Think Tank…

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Qatar: What’s a Migrant Worker’s Life Worth? Promoting Human Rights Through Sport Events
January 25, 2017

Guest post by Melanie Sauter, Member of the IAPSS Student Research Committee on Politics in the MENA Region Ever since the…

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What is dignity?
September 29, 2015

If one reads at once the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR),…

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Economic Sanctions: A Violation of Human Rights?
May 30, 2015

The devastation of an atom bomb displayed in the closing moments of the Second World War in Japan, was an indicator…

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Irregular immigration and the EU system: Towards a multifaceted solution
May 10, 2015

On April 20th 2015 a boat carrying migrants from Libya to Italy capsized and sank off the Mediterranean Sea, causing the…

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