Jacob Mchangama is the founder and executive director of Justitia, a Copenhagen based think tank focusing on human rights and the rule of law and the co-founder and co-director of The Freedom Rights Project. He has taught international human rights law at the University of Copenhagen and written on human rights in Foreign Policy, Foreign Affairs, The Economist, BBC World, Wall Street Journal Europe, Index on Censorship and The Times. He tweets @jmchangama.
5 rules for enhancing European counter-terrorism
The continent needs to be more careful about protecting civil freedom in the face of terror.
Drawing the line between free speech and online radicalisation
Two court rulings in Denmark and Norway reveal the contradictions at the heart of the European debate on free speech...
To curtail mass surveillance, you have to be pragmatic: an interview with Jacob Mchangama
Strong civil mobilization fronted by the think tank Justitia prevented the Danish government from introducing...
Published in: Can Europe Make It?Scope-creep in Denmark
It takes vigilance to prevent the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen from exacting not only the lives of two innocent...
Published in: democraciaAbiertaLegalizar los derechos económicos y sociales no ayudará a los pobres
Hacer que los derechos sociales y económicos sean parte de la constitución de un país no ayuda a los pobres, e...
Published in: openGlobalRights-openpageLegalizing economic and social rights won’t help the poor
Making social and economic rights part of a country’s constitution does not help the poor, and may even hurt. An...