21.09.2021
Affordable Housing is a Human Right

Leilani Farha, global housing expert, explains the housing crisis, how to alleviate it, and why housing should be viewed as a fundamental human right.

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04.06.2021
A Cliffhanger for LGBT+ Rights in Estonia

A debate over LGBT+ rights became heated as Estonia battled the Covid-19 crisis in 2020. The ruling coalition’s collapse in January 2021 meant that the discussion was suddenly curtailed, and the contentious referendum on the definition of marriage planned for spring cancelled. Where next for the fight for LGBT+ rights now the issue recedes from the spotlight?

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26.05.2021
A State of Disrepair: Democracy in the United Kingdom

The government has exploited cultural issues to the detriment of democratic rights and norms, putting already vulnerable groups further at risk.

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20.05.2021
Automating Bias? The Risks of the EU’s New AI Regulation

The absence of fundamental rights protection in the new European Commission regulation on AI puts communities at risk.

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09.04.2021
Can Human Rights Law Overcome Political Inaction?

Recent victories in the courts show how a human rights framework can be an instrument to fight suffering and injustice.

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17.12.2020
The World Cannot Afford to Look Away From Xinjiang

Abusive regimes are responsible for their own behaviour. But other states are also responsible if they stand by and fail to speak out.

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30.11.2020
The Mask Slips: Rights Under Attack in Poland

From attacking social partners to women’s rights, Covid-19 has been a catalyst for Law and Justice’s autocratic tendencies.

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21.10.2020
The Weight of Life

Reimagining resilience and prosperity starts with restoring the dignity of all and a new social contract.

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06.08.2020
Left-Wing Tribalism in the Face of Climate Change

An interview with political philosopher Susan Nieman on how Enlightenment values should provide a compass for political action on the Left in times of climate warming.

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31.03.2020
Polluters in the Dock: Fighting Climate Change in Court

While political measures to protect the climate are slow, citizens take their governments or polluting companies to court to hold them accountable.

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