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David Harris

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The Review publishes critical articles that consider human rights in their various contexts, from global to national levels, book reviews, and a section dedicated to analysis of recent jurisprudence and practice of the UN and regional human rights systems.

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Explore a collection of freely accessible articles from Human Rights Law Review including papers on the European Court of Human Rights, the Chilean Supreme Court, religion in public life, the ‘responsibility to protect’ principle, and more. 

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The Review on the OUPblog

Teaching human rights in schools: ‘Who am I to say that democracy is the right way?’

Read a piece on the OUP Blog authored by Alison Struthers. Read the blog post here and the full article here.

State responsibility and the downing of MH17

Read a piece on the OUP Blog authored by Mark Gibney. Read the blog post here and the full article here.

Whole life imprisonment reconsidered

Read a piece on the OUP Blog authored by Dirk van Zyl Smit. Read the blog post here and the full article here.

International Women’s Day: a time for action

Janet Veitch answers a few questions for us on the OUPblog including, "On International Women's Day this year, what is the most urgent issue for the world to focus on?" Read the post here.

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