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Thursday 13 October 2016

Tuesday 27 September 2016

Wednesday 21 September 2016

Monday 19 September 2016

  • AHRI issues Utrecht Declaration on Academic Freedom

    Human Rights Consortium

    The Association of Human Rights Institutes (AHRI) issued a declaration on academic freedom on 3rd of September in response to "the actions and threats of actions of an increasing number of States to restrain and even foreclose academic freedom". Utrecht Declaration on Academic Freedom was... read more

Tuesday 14 June 2016

  • Glasgow University slated for ‘silencing’ fracking critic

    Human Rights Consortium

    Dr Damien Short, director of the Human Rights Consortium, is quoted in an article on the Scottish investigative website The Ferret, which alleges that the University of Glasgow has withdrawn online access to email and journals from its emeritus professor David Smythe, in an attempt to silence this... read more

Wednesday 07 October 2015

Monday 10 August 2015

  • Fracking put on trial

    Human Rights Consortium

    Dr Damien Short, Human Rights Consortium’s (HRC) director, discusses his involvement in the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) fracking trial scheduled for 2017 in Britain and the US. In his Ecologist article, Dr Short says the PPT, established after the Vietnam War crimes tribunal, will... read more

Tuesday 04 August 2015

  • Human rights implications of shale gas production

    Human Rights Consortium

    The attendance of Dr Damien Short, director of the Human Rights Commission (HRC), at London’s 2015 Shale Gas Environmental Summit features in OilEcho.com. The article confirms Dr Short will discuss the human rights implications of shale gas production at the event (26–27 October) by... read more

Wednesday 22 July 2015

  • Lancashire’s fracking victory greater than anticipated

    Human Rights Consortium

    Dr Damien Short, director of the Human Rights Consortium (HRC), writes in The Ecologist that Lancashire’s fracking victory earlier this month was even greater than anticipated. ‘The anti-fracking movement scored a great victory when Lancashire councillors refused planning permission for... read more

IN CONVERSATION WITH OUR GUY-GOODWIN GILL SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

How MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies student, Sylvester Chapotera, aims to fulfil a lifetime goal

Sylvester Chapotera was awarded the Guy-Goodwin Scholarship on the MA in Refugee Protection and Forced Migration Studies. He tells us about how his programme of study contributes to his ambition to become a future leader in refugee protection.

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