As the Biden administration takes up its position in the White House, the new president has passed 17 Executive Orders; quickly undoing some of Donald Trump’s most contentious policies and potentially advancing the position of US human rights in the process. In one of President Biden’s first Executive Orders, he imposed a total ban on…
In Ethiopia’s parched village of Myquiha, Abeba, a mother of 8 children, has found an alternative and sustainable way of supporting her family: beekeeping. The Tigray region has been devastated by climate change-induced droughts in recent years, and many traditional forms of livelihood have …
Teferi, a 22-year-old young man, has become an admired entrepreneur in the village of Hadnet, Ethiopia. He is a beneficiary of BEE-LIEVE, a project funded by the EU and Oxfam to help 12,000 women and landless youth become professional beekeepers.
The Brexit transition period ends on the 31st of December 2020, but many questions remain unanswered for the EU citizens living in the UK. Alexandra Bulat, Young Europeans Network manager of the 3 Million Movement, shines a light on the main issues regarding their rights.
David Isaac, the former chairman of the Equality and Human Rights Commission, has called on the government to ensure its review of the Human Rights Act is “independent-minded on potentially political issues and “should not mean turning our back on European human rights.” In December 2020, it was announced that former … Read more →
July 2020’s controversial revisions to the “Internet Law of Turkey” (Law No. 5651) have now taken effect, likely accelerating the ongoing deterioration of freedom of expression in the region. The amendments to Law No.5651 which present the greatest … Read more →
The Turkish government has introduced new counter-terrorism measures that severely threaten the capabilities of NGOs in the region.
The law, which received rushed parliamentary approval “without consultation with the … Read more →
Racism towards black lives is not just a problem for the Western world. On 3 June last year, a video of three men, Samir Majgul (21) Mustaq Bhalaya (20) and Kanji (20), tied up to a chair being brutally beaten up, went viral on the internet. … Read more →
While Afghanistan prepares to battle the second wave of COVID-19, girls have more significant concerns to worry about: their failing dreams and anaemia. For a society that has struggled hard to achieve a 43.02% increase in its literacy rate despite an ongoing war, the pandemic has only pulled them back for worse and longer. While… … Read more →
The Turkey Tribunal in collaboration with the International Observatory of Human Rights will be hosting its third webinar to discuss the Tribunal’s latest report on the State of Impunity in Turkey Today.