The Turning Point for Disability Rights in Armed Conflicts

In our latest episode of “On Human Rights,” we sat down with Janet Lord to discuss the protection of persons with disabilities, the nexus between humanitarian law and human rights in the context of disability and the impact of Article 11. Janet Lord is currently a Senior Fellow at Harvard Law School Project on Disability.…

Afro-Swedes Facing Discrimination

These Are the Issues Facing Afro-Swedes

In our latest episode of the “On Human Rights” podcast, we speak to Nike Sandberg, spokesperson for the Afro-Swede Network in Skåne. RWI’s visiting researcher Michael McEachrane sat down with her to talk about her work and the situation for Afro-Swedes in the country.

Podcast: What are Crimes Against Humanity?

In our latest episode of “On Human Rights,” we sat down with Dr. Charles C. Jalloh. He is the Fulbright Lund Distinguished Chair in Public International Law (2018-2019) at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute and in the Lund University Faculty of Law, Sweden. Dr. Charles C. Jalloh is a professor of law at Florida International University,…

Margrethe Vestager

Never Compromise on Your Digital Human Rights, Says Vestager

The European Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, said on Monday that the idea that power is irrelevant on the Internet is a “dangerous myth.” And Vestager called on digital businesses to pay their fair share of tax in the EU. The Commissioner touched on a wide range of issues, from democratic control and the threat…