What Legal Issues Arise with the Advance of New Media?

Dr. Mart Susi is an Associate Professor of Human Rights Law at Tallinn University in Estonia. He has held senior positions in several academic institutions. At the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law, he delivered a presentation titled: “Protecting freedom of expression in new media – mission impossible?”. We met with him to discuss the matter further.…

“Human Rights Are Not Possible Without the Rule of Law”

Dr. Benjamin Gregg is a professor of Social and Political Theory at the University of Texas, at Austin. He’s the Fulbright Visiting Professor at Johannes Kepler University of Linz, Austria. He spoke with us about his work and his recently published book “The Human Rights State: Justice Within and Beyond Sovereign Nations.”

“Everybody has a certain mandate to combat discrimination”

Michal Balcerzak is a professor of international human rights law at the Nicolaus Copernicus University in Poland. In our latest episode of On Human Rights, we spoke to him about his work as a member of the UN’s working group Committee of Experts on People of African Descent.

Are Members of the Legal Profession Forgotten in the UPR?

In our latest episode of On Human Rights, we talk to Phillip Tahmindjis, the Director of the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute. He joined us from London to talk about a new report he co-edited on the role of the universal periodic review in advancing human rights in the administration of justice.

Climate Change is Not Just an Environmental Issue

Sumudu Atapattu is the director of research centers at the University of Wisconsin Law School in the United States. She talks to us about the connection between climate change and human rights and why it matters.