Essays about: "human rights defenders"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 15 essays containing the words human rights defenders.

  1. 1. Women Human Rights Defenders in Georgia: Analyses of the Situation of Women Human Rights Defenders in Georgia

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Mänskliga rättigheter

    Author : Koka Mebonia; [2023]
    Keywords : Women human rights defenders; human rights defenders; human rights; gender-based violence; LGBTQ rights; protection and security; patriarchy; heteronormative norms; qualitative semi-structured interview.; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : Women human rights defenders are the center of the thesis (WHRDs). The thesis is based on my three years of professional experience as a human rights defender, which have given me a thorough awareness of the challenges WHRDs encounters and the knowledge I obtained through the postgraduate course. READ MORE


    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Louise Helen Elisabeth Nilsson; [2022-01-21]
    Keywords : human rights defenders; protections; security; attacks;

    Abstract : The efforts of human rights defenders play a crucial part in advancing human rights around the world. For these efforts, many defenders are at risk. In light of many attacks in recent years, it is clear that defenders are not as safe as they need to be. READ MORE

  3. 3. A war on the marginalised : The legitimisation and inevitability of the protection of privilege through an analysis of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (PCSC), the Nationality and Borders Bill (NB), and the institutions that enable them

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    Author : Mia Higgins; [2022]
    Keywords : privilege; marginalised; institutional; human rights; police; media;

    Abstract : This article explores the declining state of and increasing threat to human rights in the UK, through an analysis of the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill (PCSC) and the Nationality and Borders Bill (NB). It focusses on the ostracisation, demonisation and criminalisation of marginalised groups, and how this has been achieved through a regime of right-wing populism, capitalising on crises within the elite to direct public anger at economic suffering and perceived erosion of social values towards the most marginalised in society by proposing that they are favoured by the elite over 'the people'. READ MORE

  4. 4. Defending the Defenders: International Protection for Local Human Rights Defenders in the Global South

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Juridiska institutionen; Lunds universitet/Juridiska fakulteten

    Author : Timothy Lincoln Reeves Jr; [2022]
    Keywords : Human Rights Defenders Global South International Regional Human Rights Systems Attacks violations Protection; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : Local human rights defenders play a significant role in the realization and enjoyment of human rights. Working alone or in association with others, they peacefully advocate for and promote fundamental freedoms and human rights for themselves and for their fellow citizens. READ MORE

  5. 5. Process and Meaning : A Coverian Analysis of Animal Defenders International v. UK and the Procedural Turn of the ECtHR

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Juridiska institutionen

    Author : Arvid Skagerlid; [2021]
    Keywords : Robert Cover; Animal Defenders International; subsidiarity; the subsidiarity principle; margin of appreciation; ECHR; ECtHR; procedural turn; process-based review; procedural review; European Convention of Human Rights; European Court of Human Rights; Animal Defenders International v. the UK; democracy to come; Derrida p;

    Abstract : In this thesis, the legal theory of Robert Cover is employed to analyse the procedural turn of the ECtHR. The text studies how Animal Defenders International v. the United Kingdom (ADI) and subsequent case law relate to the margin of appreciation doctrine and how this can be understood from a Coverian point of view. READ MORE