Monthly Archives: June 2014

Jun 29 2014

Theatre review: Red Forest at the Young Vic

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An advocate for and student of human rights, Jeremy Greenberg is currently undertaking his Master’s studies at the LSE.  His research interests include indigenous rights and climate change, and his dissertation focuses on human rights violations by the extractives industry.  … Continue reading

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Jun 25 2014

How can we prevent genocide?

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Dora Felkai is doing her masters at LSE in Human Rights, with a focus on women’s rights. She is from Hungary, and did her undergraduate degree at Durham University in Politics and Sociology. After her masters, she hopes to get … Continue reading

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Jun 19 2014

Alumni interview: Lorena Fuentes

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This interview is part of a series of interviews with alumni of the Centre for the Study of Human Rights at LSE. Lorena Fuentes studied for an MSc in Human Rights at the LSE between 2007 and 2008. Interview by … Continue reading

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Jun 11 2014

The Trojan Horse Affair: British Muslims and the Narrative of Belonging

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Maria Werdine Norris is a 3rd Year PhD Student at the London School of Economics and Political Science. She is researching the British Counterterrorism strategy and legislation, with a focus on nationalism, security and human rights. I was watching BBC News … Continue reading

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Jun 11 2014

The stench of a holy ground: a reflection on the politics behind the pig farm –Holocaust memorial in Lety

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Katya Ivanova is a doctoral candidate in the LSE European Institute. She is interested in international norms and domestic change, minority rights, discrimination and the Roma minority.   During last month’s annual commemoration at the site of the Roma concentration … Continue reading

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Jun 8 2014

Rights, exceptions, and the spirit of human rights

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Bernard Keenan is a PhD student in the LSE Law department and former immigration solicitor. He is researching the operation of Closed Material Procedures in UK law. In 2013, there were 20 cases in which the UK government stripped a … Continue reading

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Jun 6 2014

Project ‘Reurbanizacao’ VS “Occupies the Whores”: The illegal crackdown on Sex Workers by the Police in Niterói, Brazil

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Janine Ewen is currently working as a researcher and news writer in Public Health and Human Rights. Her expertise falls into humanitarian work in East Africa treating and teaching in overseas sustainable First Aid. Janine conducted primary research in Rio … Continue reading

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Jun 4 2014

The Human Rights Act: Labour renews its vows to the UK’s Bill of Rights

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Amy Williams is an alumnus of the LSE MSc in Human Rights. She was a researcher on the Human Rights Futures Project at the Centre for the Study of Human Rights and carried out research for the Commission on a … Continue reading

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Jun 2 2014

Domestic violence and women’s rights in Hungary

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Dora Felkai is an MSc Human Rights student at LSE researching women’s rights in Hungary and the double discrimination Roma women face. She works for Aegis Trust, a genocide prevention NGO, and Rene Cassin. I learnt about the magnitude of … Continue reading

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