Nobel Peace Prize for Colombia?
colombia / English articles / Krig/konflikt / Latin-Amerika / Menneskerettigheter / Norge

Nobel Peace Prize for Colombia?

<Written by Jorge Enrique Moncaleano Ospina> Jorge is a lawyer specializing in criminal law, and holds a master degree from the University of Oslo. From last Sunday evening, here in Colombia we all have been in shock and anxious when 50.21% of voters rejected the peace accord. Yesterday we woke up very surprised with the … Les videre

Organ removal without consent from family members
English articles / Helse / Menneskerettigheter / Russland

Organ removal without consent from family members

<Dr. Anton Burkov, PhD (Cambridge), LLM (Essex), Legal director of the NGO Sutyajnik, Alina Sablina’s relatives representative before the European Court of Human Rights> After a road accident, Alina Sablina was left in a coma. Alina’s parents sat next to her bed in the hospital from the day after the accident. On the sixth day, Alina passed away. A … Les videre

Tetzschner and Høyre want to take Norway back to the Cold War
ØSK-rettigheter / English articles / Norge

Tetzschner and Høyre want to take Norway back to the Cold War

<By Malcolm Langford, NCHR, Faculty of law, University of Oslo> Russia’s Vladimir Putin is not the only world leader rattling the saber in a manner that revives Cold War memories. The largest governing party in Norway, the centre-right Høyre, is also doing its best job at firing up good old-fashioned ideological divides. As Norwegian parliamentarians … Les videre

Re-thinking Autonomy
English articles / Funksjonshemmedes rettigheter / Kultur / Likestilling og ikke-diskriminering

Re-thinking Autonomy

<By Michael  A. Stein*, Professor, Executive Director, Harvard Law School Project on Disability and Janet E. Lord, Professor> Legal capacity, according to which law recognizes an individual’s autonomy to decide and act on her own behalf, is a fundamental human right reflected in seminal modern human rights instruments. The Convention on the Rights of Persons with … Les videre

Urettferdighet i det norske rettssystemet
English articles / Norge / Rettssikkerhet

Urettferdighet i det norske rettssystemet

<Kingsley Audy, med hjelp og oversettelse fra Jonas Iversen> English Version Jeg kom til Norge i 2004. Jeg fikk arbeidstillatelse og begynte å jobbe i 2005. Jeg jobbet lovlig og betalte skatt helt til livet mitt forandret seg dramatisk i 2009. Da ble jeg arrestert av politiet og dømt for en forbrytelse knyttet til narkotika. … Les videre

About the Invisible Women in Mexico: Not Only Disappeared, but also Forgotten…
English articles / Kvinners rettigheter / Likestilling og ikke-diskriminering

About the Invisible Women in Mexico: Not Only Disappeared, but also Forgotten…

<Alma Burciaga Gonzalez, Project Manager, Edirisa UK in Kabale, Uganda> Years ago, in 2006, I had the chance to write a book regarding the disappearances and murders of women and girls in Juarez, one of the most violent areas in the northern part of Mexico. I was surprised as to how people lived there, how … Les videre

Traveling Back in Time: Unlocking World War II Historical Records
English articles / FN / Historie

Traveling Back in Time: Unlocking World War II Historical Records

<By Kiki A. Japutra, Editor/Redaktør> Today, the International Criminal Court (ICC) officially announced the publication of approximately 22,000 pages of United Nations War Crimes Commission (UNWCC) documents dated between 1943 and 1949 in the ICC Legal Tools Database. The UN Archive initially listed the documents as confidential materials and only a handful of researchers with … Les videre