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About Koldo Casla

Koldo Casla (@koldo_casla) is a human rights law and policy analyst who works for Just Fair (@JustFairUK), an organisation that monitors and advocates economic and social rights in the UK.

Koldo Casla (@koldo_casla) es analista de derecho y políticas sobre derechos humanos y trabaja para Just Fair (@JustFairUK), una organización dedicada a la promoción y al análisis de los derechos económicos y sociales en el Reino Unido.

Articles by Koldo Casla

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Constitutional conventions: best practice

International rights are only as good as the national mechanisms that protect them

A new report by the Equality and Human Rights Commission highlights how many economic and social rights have still not been incorporated into law and policy in Britain. 

Desahucios en España: Sin habitación propia

Miles de personas son desahuciadas en España a causa de las medidas de austeridad, y las mujeres se ven afectadas de forma desproporcionada por la desigualdad estructural. Una contribución al debate sobre derechos económicos y sociales en openGlobalRights en español. English

Evicted rights in Spain: no room of one’s own

Thousands of people are being evicted in Spain due to austerity measures, and women are disproportionately affected by structural inequality. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on economic and social rights. Español

Why are Basque nationalists coming to the rescue of the Spanish conservative government?

One of Spain's most unlikely political alliances has ancient roots.

The UK government cannot reconcile austerity measures with human rights

UK governments have claimed austerity measures are necessary while ignoring the disproportionate adverse effects on marginalized groups. A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on economic and social rights.

Months ago I called for a Brexit. Why did you have to listen, Britain? Why???

Last February, I wrote a short piece praising British humour and weather, thanking London for hosting me and, yes, asking Brits to vote for BrexitAnd I regret it deeply now.

Open letter from a Eurocitizen living in London: Brits, vote for Brexit

As a Spanish national living in London, I urge you to vote for Brexit. European integration is a political necessity for which the UK is a serious obstacle.

Why does the Basque Country seem so quiet about independence nowadays?

Considering the nationalist surge in Catalonia, Scotland and other European regions, why does the formerly restive Basque Country seem so quiet about independence? 

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