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Human Rights Cities

Author: 
Kirsteen Shields

Professor Tara Melish, SUNY Buffalo Law School, introduced the human rights cities movement as giving local definition and embodiment to human rights.

European Court of Human Rights Rules Greek Authorities’ Treatment of Criminal Complaint by Human Trafficking Victim was Incompatible with Convention (January 21, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 21, 2016, the European Court of Human Rights (Court)

UN Announces Peru will Compensate Woman in Human Rights Abortion Case (January 18, 2016)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On January 18, 2016, the United Nations human rights office announced that Peru agreed to compensate a woman whose human rights had been violated when she was denied an abortion.

Japan and South Korea Reach Landmark Deal on “Comfort Women” (December 28, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 28, 2015, Japan and South Korea concluded an agreement to resolve the dispute about “comfort women”—Korean women forced into sexual servitude for Japanese soldiers during World War II.

Inter-American Court of Human Rights Rules Guatemala Must Do More to End Violence Against Women (December 18, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On December 18, 2015, the Inter-American Court of Human Rights (Court) published its decision (judgme

Northern Ireland High Court Rules that Ireland’s Abortion Laws Violate European Convention on Human Rights (November 30, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On November 30, 2015, the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland (Court)

United Nations Security Council Adopts Resolution Integrating Women, Peace and Security Issues (October 13, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On October 13, 2015, the United Nations Security Council (Council) adopted a resolution designed “t

European Court of Human Rights Rules Banning Donation of Embryos from in vitro Fertilization Does Not Violate European Convention (August 27, 2015)

Author: 
Catherina Valenzuela-Bock

On August 27, 2015, the European Court of Human Rights (the Court) ruled in