Tag Archives: human rights

Feb 6 2018

Racism is at the heart of Europe’s approach to asylum and immigration

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By: Hsiao-Hung Pai* Modou was shaking with anger when he called me. “Where is humanity?” he said. He was 17, from Gambia, and has been living in a camp in southern Sicily for nearly two years. He was crying for … Continue reading

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Feb 19 2015

An Unlikely Bestseller Sheds Some Light on Guantanamo

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Hilary Stauffer is a Visiting Fellow at LSE’s Centre for the Study of Human Rights. She is an international lawyer with extensive experience working on projects in the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Asia. Her specialties include International Law, Rule of … Continue reading

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Jan 19 2015

Alumni interview: Sam Grant

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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. Sam Grant studied for an MSc in Human Rights at the LSE part-time between 2012 and 2014. Interview … Continue reading

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Jan 15 2015

Freedom of Expression and the UK Counter-Terrorism Bill

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Daniella Lock is an LLM student at University College London. She is a former intern of the Bingham Centre for the Rule of Law where she completed research on national security policy. Many have spoken out in defence of freedom … Continue reading

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Dec 17 2014

Torture, Prevent and the Cult of Secrecy

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Maria Werdine Norris @MariaWNorris is a final year PhD candidate 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. The publication of the CIA Torture … Continue reading

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Nov 21 2014

Celebrating 25 Years of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, but where to next?

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Ruth Taylor is a current MSc Human Rights student at LSE. She is also the International Development Manager for Student Hubs, where she leads on the Impact International programme for the UK, which aims to promote global citizenship amongst UK … Continue reading

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Nov 6 2014

Do we need to rethink the right to democracy?

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Nicolette Stickland studied the MSc Human Rights in 2012-2013.  Before that she studied BA History and Politics at the University of Oxford.  She is currently working at the think-tank CentreForum, helping with their events programme and conducting research into community … Continue reading

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Oct 8 2014

Access to Remedy: an International Tribunal for Business and Human Rights?

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Hilary Stauffer is a Visiting Fellow at LSE’s Centre for the Study of Human Rights. She is an international lawyer with extensive experience working on projects in the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Asia. Her specialties include International Law, Rule of … Continue reading

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Sep 26 2014

Beware the Beating Drums of War

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Maria Werdine Norris @MariaWNorris is a final year PhD candidate 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. Over ten years ago, Tony … 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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