“It Used to Burn Inside When I Thought of It and It Still Does”

International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Michael McEachrane is a Visiting Researcher at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights. He has a PhD in Philosophy and his current research focus is on postcolonial/decolonial perspectives on human rights, structural racial discrimination and reparatory justice. Michael is a regular commentator on issues of race…

Open Panel Debate: Indigenous People’s struggles in South America

The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, Amnesty, Lund University and Laboratorio de imagem e som em antropolocia welcomed students and other interested people to listen to the panelists and to participate in the debate regarding ‘current opportunities and challenges in accommodating cultural diversity and social demands’. Mr. Rafael Numi Capra, Lawyer, University of Chile (Amnesty International) briefed…

The Way Forward on the Protection of Persons with Disabilities During Armed Conflict

On 3-4 October, 2019, the Raoul Wallenberg Institute hosted an international workshop in Lund* focused on the intersection between international humanitarian law (IHL), human rights law as it applies to the  protection of persons with disabilities during armed conflicts. The workshop brought together international experts from around the world to develop a future agenda to address the protection needs of…