On October 2014, ISIS – a renowned and infamous extremist jihadist group operating mainly in Iraq and Syria-, announced its new spokesman by means of a propaganda video. His name is Abdullah Elmir, a 17 year old boy from Australia who ran away from home to join the massacres and put his gun up in […]Read more "The use of child soldiers by terrorist organizations"
Extradition is a broad concept that refers to the formal or unofficial process of transferring a fugitive back to the State where he is currently being tried or has already been convicted for a crime. It is a notion strictly connected to the concept of territoriality and the limitations that burden States associated with apprehending […]Read more "Irregular extraditions: when political bias supersedes the rule of law."
Originally posted on ideas.ted.com:
Khalida Brohi grew up traveling between two very different parts of Pakistan: the bustling city of Karachi, where her parents moved so that she and her sisters could go to school, and a small village in Balochistan, where her family has its roots. Brohi got a modern education, and also…
Just recently, I’ve been on a 4 days vacation to Paris with a girl friend (gender specification intended). Naturally, we were both armed with summery clothes, ballerinas and a good mood, unaware that our adventure will become a feminist nightmare. I mean…it’s France! Home of the ECHR, land of the Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité! We couldn’t […]Read more "Could you stop staring, s’il-vous-plaît?"
Originally posted on Women Without Borders:
As the UN’s Gender Inequality Index (see previous post) indicates, most of the worst gender gaps occur in Islamic countries. A new report on gender-based violence written by the US Hudson Institute for the World Watch List describes how a profound lack of equality between men and women in…
The justiciability of human rights is a concept deeply tied to the discourse of whether economical, social and cultural rights (ESC) can be enforced by judicial and quasi-judicial organs due to peculiar political elements and apparent vagueness they entail. In connection with ESC rights, justiciability- as an expression of the opportunity to bring forward a […]Read more "Justiciability of Economical, Social and Cultural Rights: theories and challenges."