20 Years After Palermo Protocol: Towards a stronger East African regional anti-trafficking framework

The year 2020 marks 20 years since the adoption of the year 2000 Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons Especially Women and Children, supplementing the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime (Palermo Protocol). The implementation of the Palermo Protocol has resulted in the development of a range of domestic and regional

Coronavirus: States Derogating to Suspend Human Rights Obligations

Governments around the world are taking decisive action to contain the spread of a novel coronavirus, (COVID-19), with heavy implications for human rights. Commentators have assessed containment measures in blogs on preventive duties, State responsibility, and the UK’s draft emergency legislation. Several States have now derogated from the ECHR to address COVID-19. This blog post