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
Mario Alfaro Karen's sentence is one of the key precedents in the recognition of people belonging to LGBTI communities. Karen's story begins when in 1993 she married Jaime. Product of that marriage were born 3 daughters. In March of 2002, Karen and Jaime decided to separate, by common agreement they decided that Karen would keep … Continue reading Karen Atala’s case
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!
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
Nicole Fraccaroli Saturday and Sunday 30 and 31 of March have been the days dedicated to the Orchidea flower of Unicef: this is an event of sensibilization and fundraising that saw many Unicef volunteers involved in more than 2.300 Italian squares. As responsible and coordinator of the youth group of Unicef Committee in Verona (Italy), … Continue reading The flower symbol of UNICEF
IHOR PRUS Do you still consider Homo sapiens the Lord of the world, the most perfect form of human being, the only one «thinking creature»? Are you convinced that only a Homo sapiens is endowed with reasoning power, ability to think, study, develop? And what if it is not so? After all, if this “thinking … Continue reading WILL ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE ACQUIRE HUMAN RIGHTS?
Nicole Fraccaroli EKRE party, Estonian’s far-right conservative party, in the country's most recent parliamentary election had a surge in support, taking nearly 18% of the votes. This may be a victory for the party, but it merely represents a failure concerning many aspects, human rights on the front line. At least, what makes me claim … Continue reading #myestoniatoo
Mario Alfaro I can still remember when I was in high school, and I was wondering what my path in college would be. The people around me always told me that you should be a lawyer because I knew how to defend my point of view, and I was passionate about fighting for my ideals. … Continue reading From down under
The two deportations that affected Estonia as well as Latvia and Lithuania most were executed in June 1941 and March 1949. In Estonia 14 June 1941 and 25 March 1949, are annually observed as days of mourning. The March 1949 deportation was the largest of these when over 20,000 people, mostly women and children, were … Continue reading GOD BLESS ESTONIA!
IHOR PRUS Each highway starts from a small route as well as human’s life starts from passion, hopes, believes and dreams. To succeed and make your dreams come true, you need good education and a bit of luck. This essay is totally not about the luck part though it will tell you how everything started … Continue reading Alta Alatis Patent