From Plato to Thomas Paine, philosophers have made a major impact on human rights.
Author: Karina Weller
67 years ago the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) was signed by the United Kingdom and ten other countries. The ECHR is an international treaty which the United Kingdom … Continued
Eleanor Roosevelt would have turned 133 today. The pioneering First Lady was an incredible force for human rights and progress for women.
You may not have heard of Hersch Lauterpacht before, but if – like us – you value the idea of universal human rights, then his legacy is really worth learning about. Fiercely committed … Continued
Understanding human rights can be a bit of a nightmare. In fact, ‘what are human rights’ is one of the most commonly Googled questions about our rights.
Human rights can be tricky, so it’s no surprise a lot of us turn to the internet for answers. After all, that’s the reason RightsInfo exists.
The International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) is one of three documents that make up the International Bill of Rights, together with the Universal Declaration on Human Rights … Continued
The anniversary of Victory in Europe marks a time of remembrance for those who lost their lives during the Second World War (WWII). In its aftermath, the world united to make … Continued
Magna Carta was accepted by King John of England in 1215 and granted certain rights to English noblemen.
23 February 2017 marks the fifty-eight year anniversary of the first session of the European Court of Human Rights. It has dealt with over 20,000 cases and protects over 800 million people. … Continued