Compliance with (Quasi-) Judicial Decisions within the Regional African Human Rights System. Challenges and Opportunities

The ‘Achilles’ heel’ of international and regional human rights monitoring bodies could be identified in the lack, or poor levels, of implementation of their findings at national levels. Even when these bodies’ decisions are judicially binding, national states still show a certain reluctance to fully implement their outcomes. This research brief focuses in particular on…

Human Rights are Part of the Solution to Terrorism

Jonas Grimheden talked about the European Union’s counter-terrorism policies and their implications for human rights recently at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. As Senior Policy Manager at the Fundamental Rights Agency (FRA), a decentralised center of fundamental rights expertise for the EU, Grimheden works daily to ensure full respect for human rights across the Union. Grimheden…