Human Rights

Veil Bans in the European Court of Human Rights

In recent years a number of European countries have prohibited women from publicly wearing veils that cover their faces.[1] The European Court of Human Rights (the ECtHR or the Court) recently found that Belgium’s veil ban did not violate the European Convention on Human Rights (the Convention).[2]

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21
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15
Author: 
Sital Kalantry and Maithili Pradhan
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ICTY Convicts Ratko Mladić for Genocide, War Crimes, and Crimes Against Humanity (November 22, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 22, 2017, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) convicted Ratko Mladić, former Commander of the Main Staff of the Bosnian Serb Army, of genocide, crimes a

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution on Strategic Guidance for Police Peacekeeping (November 6, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On November 6, 2017, the United Nations Security Council adopted Resolution 2382, in which they re

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights Releases Report on Indigenous Women (October 27, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 27, 2017, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) published a report on the human rig

IACHR Releases Report on Measures Aimed at Reducing the Use of Pretrial Detention (September 12, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 12, 2017, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) released a report titled “M

IACHR Releases Resolution on Human Rights and the Fight Against Impunity and Corruption (September 12, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 12, 2017, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) passed a resolution on “H

European Court of Human Rights Rules Monitoring Employee’s Electronic Communication Violated Right to Privacy (September 5, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On September 5, 2017, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights reversed a chamber decision and ruled in B

U.K. Supreme Court Rules Morrocan Nationals May Bring Employment Claims Against Libyan and Sudanese Employers in London (October 18, 2017)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On October 18, 2017, the U.K.