Protecting our human rights

News - 10 December, 2015

Next year will mark the 50th Anniversary of two international human rights treaties: the International Covenant on Economic Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) and the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). These treaties mark the foundations of the International Bill of Human Rights. Today‚Äôs acknowledgment of Human Rights Day represents the start of […]

Protecting the rights of ethnic and religious minorities

News - 16 November, 2015

Today marks the International Day for Tolerance, recognising the need for all countries to tolerate minority groups regardless of nationality, religion, language, race, sexuality or any other distinction that obscures common humanity. Challenges within the tolerance of minority groups have been thrust into the limelight by conflicts in the Middle East, which not only feature […]