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February 4, 2019

On first consideration, there appears to be a tenuous connection between human rights, ethics, and sport. Since the 20th century, the understanding of, and protection afforded by, human rights has developed significantly. As a result, the overlap between the sport and...

October 30, 2018

The debate surrounding gender recognition has picked up traction since the turn of the millennium. In this vein, the government has recently announced its intention to update the Gender Recognition Act 2004 (‘the 2004 Act’). It is a highly intimate and personal su...

October 12, 2018

The 21st century has seen many significant human rights decision in a variety of contexts. A further landmark decision was made by the UK Supreme Court on Wednesday 10th October 2018. This particular judgment has received worldwide attention, particularly in the US (th...

October 8, 2018

The Ambazonians, an adopted name for the people of Southern Cameroon, have been agitating to be separated from their francophone-speaking counterparts. Cameroon was initially colonised by the Germans who then lost control of the country to the French and the British af...

September 19, 2018

There are constant developments arising from Brussels as the European Parliament vote on matters which often have a direct impact on its citizens. The European Parliament recently voted (Wednesday 12th September) to pursue disciplinary action against the country of Hun...

September 5, 2018

Last week, former UBS trader Kweku Adoboli was temporarily spared being detained and deported from the UK after being denied permission for a judicial review for his case. 

Adoboli, born in Ghana, swiftly lost his banking career after being handed a seven-year sentence...

September 1, 2018

The topic of human rights can pose complicated questions. Recently, it has produced increasingly complex answers. Whilst human rights are universal in the sense that everyone has their own fundamental rights, their implementation and challenges at domestic level differ...

August 26, 2018

The Grenfell Tower fire started in the early hours of 14th June 2017. The tragedy caused 72 deaths, with a further two people dying at a later stage in hospital from their injuries. The incident has been scrutinised since its occurrence and has been the subject of fier...

August 11, 2018

There is nothing worse than trying to convince someone to vote for a particular candidate. Despite facts and figures, they have their mind set on a particular candidate. It is not always for the reasons, which one might think (such as superior proposals). Rather, it co...

August 6, 2018

WE WANT PROSPERITY. WE WANT DEMOCRACY. WE WANT PEOPLE TO BE EQUAL.

These were the chants of most Ethiopians in Canada and the USA, where they had gathered in their thousands to celebrate the end of authoritarian style leadership and a war with its neighbour, Eritrea.

T...

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