“Human Rights Protect the Process of Freedom”

Antoine Buyse, a professor of human rights and director of the Netherlands Institute of Human Rights (SIM) at Utrecht University, is currently a visiting professor at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute.   His special areas of expertise are the European Convention on Human Rights (about which he hosts the ECHR Blog), human rights in post-conflict situations,…

RWI-supported Researcher Publishes New Article on Khmer Rouge

Ratana Ly, who is a RWI-supported researcher at the Centre for the Study of Humanitarian Law (CSHL) at Royal University of Law and Economics, recently published an article titled “Prosecuting the Khmer Rouge: Views from the Inside”, published by the International Nuremberg Principles Academy. Ratana Ly has participated in numerous RWI initiatives, including the Institute’s…

New Publication on Privatization of Migration Management

Thomas Gammeltoft-Hansen, RWI Research Director and Professor, recently published a chapter in a new book, The Practice of Shared Responsibility in International Law.  In this new book chapter, Gammeltoft-Hansen examines the extent to which states and private actors can share responsibility for refugee law and human rights violations in the context of migration control, detention and removal.

Lyal S. Sunga comments on the Ukraine vs. Russia-case at the ICJ

In early March, Ukrainian TV broadcaster Hromadske International interviewed Lyal S. Sunga, Visiting Professor at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute, on the case Ukraine brought before the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Netherlands against the Russian Federation. Ukraine requests the ICJ to issue provisional measures to ensure that Russia abides by its international obligations not to…