The HHRJ staff is very excited to announce that Volume 28, Issue 1 has been published! Click below to read our articles and student note. ARTICLES Lazo-Majano: Alive, Well, and Thriving at Twenty-Seven Judge John T. Noonan, Jr. Strategic Compliance in the Shadow of Transnational Anti-Trafficking Law Daphna Hacker Human Rights in the Digital Age: The […]
By Anjali Manivannan Click here to access a PDF version of this article The current Ebola virus disease outbreak in West Africa has infected 27,237 people—almost exclusively in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone—of whom 11,158 died. This public health emergency has significantly impacted the right to health and the right to freedom of expression in […]
On January 28, 2011, Egypt’s President, Hosni Mubarak, took the drastic and unprecedented step of shutting off the Internet for five days across an entire nation. His reason for doing so was simple: to halt the flow of communication and coordinated assembly taking place over social media platforms, like Facebook and Twitter. That Mubarak took […]
The Ladies in White, also known as “Las Damas de Blanco,” are a dissident group of women in Cuba who engage in forms of civil disobedience in opposition to Fidel and Raul Castro’s regime. The Ladies organized in 2003, after their loved ones were unjustly incarcerated for political dissidence. On March 17, 2010, one of […]
This article discusses the human rights obligations of corporations that operate in bilateral zones of conflict. It analyzes the commercial activity of Israeli corporations in the Palestinian Gaza Strip from within the framework of the evolving jurisprudence on the human rights obligations of corporations. In recent years, greater attention has been paid to the role […]
In 2007, after more than 20 years of exhaustive negotiations, drafts and re-drafts between indigenous groups and member states, the United Nations (“UN”) finally adopted the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (“Declaration”) by an overwhelming majority.