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  • Strasbourg Court’s new non-contentious phase – a tax on lawlessness?

    5.12.19: EHRAC Legal Director Jessica Gavron raises important questions about the European Court’s controversial ‘friendly settlement’ process. Does it ensure respect for human rights in practice?

  • ‘Honour’, ‘honour’-based violence and ‘honour’ killings

    25.11.19: Professor Aisha K. Gill, Professor of Criminology at the University of Roehampton, interrogates the structures and ideologies that underpin 'honour-based violence' as a form of gender-based violence.

  • EHRAC urges UN Special Rapporteur to act over disbarred Azerbaijani lawyers in joint-submission with three NGOs

    31.10.19: EHRAC, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI), the International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) and the International Partnership for Human Rights (IPHR) filed a joint-submission on 23 October 2019 informing the UN Special Rapporteur on the Independence of Judges and Lawyers of the continuing attacks on the independent work of lawyers in Azerbaijan. EHRAC, together with the NGOs, urged Mr. Diego García-Sayán to scrutinise the situation in the country, including by requesting a visit to Azerbaijan, to urgently address the issues with the Azerbaijani authorities.