Covid-19: Correcting Corona

Much has been written in recent months about the threats posed by the Covid-19 crisis to the human rights of people in contact with the law, and in particular those who are incarcerated. Less, perhaps, is known about how an approach to corrections based on the international human rights framework serves to address such threats…

Dr. Anja Matijkiw: A U.S. Fulbright Distinguished Chair of Public International Law

Dr. Anja Matwijkiw is, between 2019-2020, a candidate for the U.S. Fulbright Distinguished Chair of Public International Law. It is an award involving that Dr. Matwijkiw carries out research (80% of her time) and teaches (20% of her time), connected to the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human rights and Humanitarian Law and Lund University Faculty…

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Social Justice for All: Not the Case

To work under decent working conditions, to have opportunities and wealth, are human rights. Everyone has the right to be treated well at work, to enjoy privileges and to have social benefits. In reality, our societies are far from offering everybody social justice. More than half of the world’s workers lack a proper job contract.…