Human Rights Watch

Violet Andrew Saliu Human Rights Watch, formally named Helsinki watch, is an international non-governmental organisation founded in 1978. The international organization investigate, reports and advocates on human rights all over the world. For decades, Human Rights Watch has striven in its advocacy against issues concerning violation of human rights, by putting pressures on nations, human … Continue reading Human Rights Watch

Migration compact, is it the right path?

Samar Elhussien Human history is teeming with migration movements, yet there have been no serious attempts to create a document or instrument that regulates migration and enshrines rights of migrants all over the world. On 10th of December 2018, United Nations held intergovernmental conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, and adopted the Global Compact for Safe, Orderly … Continue reading Migration compact, is it the right path?

Violation of Freedom of Expression and Press in Nigeria

Violet Andrew Saliu Nowadays, freedom of expression is acknowledged in international and regional instruments of human rights law. Even though, the concept is not recent. Yet, freedom of expression is under attack in Nigeria media. The issues of human rights are more extensively widespread than customarily understood, as its ramifications cover political, social, cultural and … Continue reading Violation of Freedom of Expression and Press in Nigeria

The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

Nuray Gündoğdu The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) is a non-governmental human rights organization which was founded by 20 human rights organisations in 1922. It is the second oldest international human rights organisation after Anti-Slavery International in the world. The organization is federating 184 organisations in 112 countries now. The Federation defends the philosophy … Continue reading The International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH)

Human Rights Defenders: a Resource, Not a Menace

Nicole Fraccaroli Human rights defenders face threats, intimidation and imprisonment. Amnesty International highlights and recognizes the relevance of those actors, and informs us that governments around the world, prevent them from speaking out or imprison them because of their peaceful activism. From Amnesty International is also emphasized that worldwide, at least 156 human rights defenders … Continue reading Human Rights Defenders: a Resource, Not a Menace