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

Let’s do a questionnaire about Human Rights!

Hello dear students of the University of Tartu! Once the team of Human Rights Blog is composed of Master students of International Law and Human Rights at the University of Tartu, we had the enthusiastic idea to organize a questionnaire which is meant to determine the extent of the knowledge and interest of the other … Continue reading Let’s do a questionnaire about Human Rights!

Studying International Law and Human Rights to Fight against Human Rights Abuse in Nigeria

Violet Andrew Saliu My name is Violet Andrew Saliu, I am Nigerian. I hold a B.A in international relations from Cyprus International University, Cyprus, an M.A in Diplomacy and International Relations from Vytatus Magnus University Lithuania, and currently I am pursuing an M.A in international law and human rights at University of Tartu, Estonia. Nigeria … Continue reading Studying International Law and Human Rights to Fight against Human Rights Abuse in Nigeria