Human Rights

Afr. Ct. H.P.R. Decides Whether Withdrawal of Declaration Constitutes a Human Rights Violation

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On December 2, 2021, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (Court), in the case of Hossou v.

ICJ Indicates Provisional Measures in Armenia and Azerbaijan Cases

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On December 7, 2021, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered provisional measures in the

UNESCO Adopts Draft Recommendation on the Ethics of AI

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On November 25, 2021, UNESCO member states adopted a first draft of a Recommendation on the Ethics of Artificial Intelli

US to Remove Guinea, Mali, and Ethiopia from African Growth and Opportunity Act

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On November 2, 2021, President Biden announced that Guinea, Mali, and Ethiopia will be removed from the African Growth and Opportunity Act (

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution on Haiti

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On October 15, 2021, UN Security Council adopted Resolution 2600 on the question concerning Haiti.

Joint Declaration on Politicians and Public Officials and Freedom of Expression

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On October 20, 2021, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Protection and Promotion of Freedom of Opinion and Expression, the OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, the OAS Special Rapporteur on F

CoE Recommends Measures to Protect Children Against Radicalization

Author: 
Şeymanur Yönt

On October 20, 2021, the Council of Europe (CoE) recommended to its member states a set of measures to “better protect children against radicalization for the purpose of terrorism.” According to a