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News | 19 May 2015
In mid-April 2015, news emerged about the killing of nine police-men in Angola's Huambo province. The incident involved the police and members of Juliano Kalupeteca's "Light of the World" religious sect. In the following days, grizzling reports emerged of a massacre of perhaps hundreds of sect members. We do not yet know the truth. Angola's government appears to do its utmost to prevent knowledge of it to transpire. Will the international community remain passive?
Complicance with economic and social human rights: Realistic evaluations and monitoring in the light of immediate obligations
Book Chapter | Jan 1992
The book chapter presents an analytical approach which contributes to a realistic framework for examining economic and social rights, even under ...
Human rights, Economic and social rights, Poverty, Aid, Global
Journal Article | Jan 2003
Struggles for social rights – are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa: South Africa
Commissioned Report | Nov 2007
This study is commissioned by the World Bank as part of the bank's initiative to build capacity in governance and benefit streams management ...
CMI Report | Jan 2003
NORAD has been supporting the Nepal Human Rights Yearbook for a decade, from the pilot issue in 1992 and up to the present date. The Yearbook ...
Human rights, Aid, Evaluation, Nepal, Asia: Nepal
Health rights litigation and access to medicines: Priority classification of successful cases from Costa Rica’s constitutional chamber of the supreme court
Journal Article | Jan 2014
Although Costa Rica has no explicit constitutional right to health, its constitutional chamber of the Supreme Court (Sala IV) has become increasingly ...
Taking the Paris Principles to Asia. A study of Three Human Rights Commissions in Southeast Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines
CMI Report | Jun 2007
The report studies three human rights commissions in Southeast Asia in light of the so-called Paris Principles. These principles are the authoritative ...
Human rights, Southeast Asia, Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia
Journal Article | Jan 2008
This article offers a framework for exploring litigation as a strategy to advance the right to health by holding governments accountable to ...
Judicial protection of the right to health in Colombia: From social demands to individual claims to public debates
Journal Article | Jun 2010
Even in a region characterized by a number of countries with robust constitutions and judicial enforcement of social rights, Colombia stands ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2005
Rights with Bite: 20 Years of Human Rights Research at the Chr. Michelsen Institute Ivar Kolstad a
U4 Brief | Jan 2015
Assigning forest carbon rights is crucial for any effective REDD+ system. Often linked to debates about forest tenure, carbon rights determine ...
Book Chapter | Jan 2004
Struggles for social rights - are the courts a suitable battleground? International social and economic rights are recognised as law in many ...
Social rights, South Africa, India, constitutional litigation, Africa, South Africa
Journal Article | Jan 2017
State and non-state actors engaged in disputes to expand and limit abortion rights have engaged in legal mobilization—in other words, ...
Abortion rights, Peru, legal mobilization, Peru
CMI Report | Jan 2016
Saudi Arabia is often presented in Western media as the poster child of women’s oppression. It is the country where women are forced to ...
News | 30 Sep 2013
Ethiopian authorities are tightening the grip on political opponents, the Muslim minority and the media. Human Rights Watch describes the situation as alarming. The majority party in the soon to be Norwegian government has signaled cuts in aid to countries that do not respect human rights. Will they sacrifice Norwegian-Ethiopian relations on the altar of human rights?
News | 30 Jun 2014
Reem Abbas is impatient. -We are always told that we have to wait. Building the nation needs to come first, women´s rights come second. The young generation of activists is tired of being told to wait, she says.
Project | Mar 2014 - Dec 2017
This project seeks to map family and criminal law reforms in the period 1995-2015 in Afghanistan, Iran, Lebanon, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, ...
Pakistan, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, Yemen, Iran, Lebanon
Project | Jan 2009 - Dec 2011
There is broad agreement in international development on the higher incidence of women amongst the global poor and on the role that gender inequalities ...
Project | Oct 2004 - Oct 2005
The right to seek asylum, and the conflicting interests that may arise between the rights of the asylum seeker on the one hand and the recipient ...
refugee, refugee status, human rights violations, terrorism, international law, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, Canada
Project | Sep 2003 - Aug 2004
This project examines election observation which has evolved as an informal enforcement mechanism with respect to several articles contained ...
Democratisation, Human rights, Election observation, General, Africa