“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,…

New Human Rights Film Festival Launched in Stockholm and Lund

The first Swedish Human Rights Film Festival will take place in Stockholm and Lund on March 31 to April 2. The festival features three days of powerful and important films and discussions on the major human rights issues of our times. The initiative comes from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in…

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…