In 2017 14 million people in the UK were living in poverty with child poverty expected to rise further by 2022. Does the visit of the UN Special Rapporteur make this an international human rights issue? … More Poverty in the UK—an international human rights issue?
How are the respective countries of the six African refs at World Cup 2018 perceived in relation to fair play and human rights? … More 6 African refs at World Cup 2018: Is there fair play in their countries?
If UK immigration policy can blunt the protections offered by the law, what hope is there for strengthening fairness and the rule of law in less democratic jurisdictions across the common law world? … More Has the ‘hostile environment’ dented English law’s reputation for fairness?
The hostile environment both fails to successfully tackle illegal immigration and makes life difficult for the very people who are instrumental to preventing illegal immigration by developing their homelands. … More The Hostile Environment: an expensive own goal?
Illegal migrants crossing into Europe from sub-Saharan Africa are most vulnerable to abuse and exploitation simply because of their skin colour … More Dreaming of Europe—the plight of migrants from sub-Saharan Africa
With an estimated 1.6 million foreign-born individuals living in South Africa in 2016, those sentenced for contact crimes make up only 0.21% of the migrant community. This is hardly sound basis for blaming all migrants for the increase in crime … More Xenophobia in South Africa: Are migrants to blame for the increase in crime?
In reaching this decision, the Court held that the issuing of mandatory policies could not mean that a parent company had taken control of the operations of a subsidiary such as to give rise to a duty … More Losing control to gain it all: human rights in Nigeria’s Niger Delta