Human Rights Body In Africa Must Set A Better Example

Africa’s human rights body has taken a step backward in recent times. How can the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights expect governments to heed its call to end discrimination if the commission itself is not setting the proper example? The African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights (ACHPR) has

Deportation, ISIS and the Irish Courts

Human Rights in Ireland welcomes this guest post from Darragh Coffey. Darragh is a PhD Candidate in the Faculty of Law, Darwin College, University of Cambridge. The Court of Appeal is currently hearing arguments as to whether a man alleged to have links to the so-called Islamic State (IS) should be

The Labour Party #repealthe8th Proposals: An Analysis

Today the Labour Party became the second party to outline its plans for repeal of the 8th amendment and the possible legislation that would follow constitutional change (the first was the Green Party, whose proposals I analysed here). The proposals seem to have temporarily disappeared from the Labour page, but