Human Rights

UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention Released Report on Detention of Asylum Seekers and Migrants (February 26, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On February 26, 2018, the UN Working Group on Arbitrary Detention released

African Court of Human and People’s Rights Rules Tanzania Violated Citizen’s Rights Concerning Nationality (March 22, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 22, 2018, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR)

European Court of Justice Rules Torture Victims May Be Eligible for Subsidiary Protection (April 24, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 24, 2018, the Grand Chamber of the Court of Justice of the European Union ru

UN Human Rights Committee Says Maldives Violated Ex-President’s Rights (April 4, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 4, 2018, the UN Human Rights Committee, the body that monitors implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR), released a

U.S. Federal Judge Sentences Liberian Warlord to Thirty Years for Immigration Fraud and Perjury (April 19, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 19, 2018, U.S. District Judge Paul S.

UN and Bangladesh Agree on Framework for Return of Ronhingya Refugees to Myanmar (April 13, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 13, 2018, the UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHCR) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bangladesh regarding the voluntary returns of Rohingya refugees to

UN Releases Report on Unlawful Detention in Libya (April 10, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On April 10, 2018, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights and the UN Support Mission in Libya (UNSMIL) published a

European Court of Human Rights Rules Swiss Courts Not Obligated to Hear Torture Case from Tunisia (March 15, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On March 15, 2018, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) ruled in Naït-Liman v.

African Rights Groups Adopt Joint General Comment on Ending Child Marriage (January 30, 2018)

Author: 
Caitlin Behles

On January 30, 2018, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child and the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights adopted their first