Upholding freedom of conscience and belief
There is a worldwide erosion of the freedom of belief and conscience in many parts of the world causing large-scale suffering, grave injustice, and refugee... Read More
Human rights in the United Nations system
The scale of the crisis in the UN human rights architecture is confirmed when the world’s biggest donor, and one of the world’s principal advocates... Read More
Human rights and the environment
As globalisation and technological advancement progress so as to make pursuit of the aspirational ideals of the Sustainable Development Goals ever more realistic, so may... Read More
How do we fight anti-rights fundamentalism at the United Nations?
An extract from the first report of a new initiative tracks how fundamentalist groups have embraced the UN as a site to foster conservative social... Read More
UN Human Rights Council reaffirms safeguards for civilians in times of war
The United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council welcomed the report of the “Gaza Conflict Commission of Inquiry”, which indicated that the Israeli military and Palestinian... Read More
The Human Rights Council at 10 – too much talk, too little action?
There is lots of talk about human rights at the UN Human Rights Council, but too little attention to the violations of those rights in... Read More