‘Whenever laws and bills
in India are passed regarding transgender rights, transmen are almost never called to
the discussion table. So what can I, a transman expect? Sometimes I feel I am in ‘No Man's Land’.
seeking asylum in the UK are regularly disbelieved about how old they are and can
end up facing harmful, protracted disputes. The culture of disbelief so often
criticised in the Home Office has now seeped into some local authorities.
An interview with Catherine West, MP, secretary and co-founder
of the All-Party Parliamentary Group on UK-EU Relations, scrutinising Brexit
negotiations and pushing for a progressive relationship with our European
The liberation of Mosul, backed up by Sunni powers, themselves backed up by western powers, will only add to the general feeling of injustice experienced by Shias and will only benefit Iran and its conspiracy theories.
The ICC is now prioritizing crimes involving environmental destruction and land grabbing. How will this change economic development? A contribution to openGlobalRights’ debate on the International Criminal Court.Español
confidence among resurgent Sikh fundamentalist networks in the UK was evident
in recent protests against inter-faith marriage. A desire to control Sikh
women’s relationship choices is a key focal point for their mobilisation.
The one institution that benefited from the post-Arab
Spring uncertainty and continues to profit from poor party politics, including the
failed stint of the PJD in ‘power’, is undoubtedly the monarchy.
Mediterranean journeys in hope seeks to humanise the debates on migration and question the delineation of refugees from other migrants by taking 'hope', a basic pathway for survival in the context of human mobility, as our starting point. Our aim is to reposition human rights as legal and political priorities, and to open a space for treating human mobility as both a symptom and a feature of global and regional geopolitics. Read on...
The international drug control system has caused much greater damage than the substances it targets. Gross human rights violations have been committed in its name. And after five decades of harsh legal enforcement, criminalisation and militarisation, it has failed to reduce the drug trade. But alternatives exist. Join our debate, as we unravel the human cost of global drug policy.