Human Rights Weekly Round-up | November | Week 4 | 2020

Human Rights Watch released the 100-page Cluster Munition Monitor 2020 report, stating that countries still using and producing cluster munitions should reject these indiscriminate weapons and join the international treaty banning them.  Click to Read - Human Rights Watch 120 UN member states voted in favor of a resolution in the Third Committee of the … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up | November | Week 4 | 2020

Human Rights Weekly Round-up | November Week 1 | 2020

Vienna Terror Attack: The shooting began at 20:00 (19:00 GMT) on 2 November, when a heavily armed man opened fire on people in Vienna's popular nightlife area known as the Bermuda Triangle. The gunman was later identified as a 20-year-old “Islamist terrorist” who was released early from jail in December.  Click to Read: BBC Poland Abortion … Continue reading Human Rights Weekly Round-up | November Week 1 | 2020

COVID-19 and Hungary’s indefinite state of emergency: lockdown of democracy or a step towards dictatorship?

Hungary declares indefinite state of emergency Europe is at the epicentre of the COVID-19 pandemic with 65% of the world’s death attributable to the virus coming form this continent. Many European countries have declared a state of emergency, but there seems to be only one country that has attracted public condemnation and apprehension from the European … Continue reading COVID-19 and Hungary’s indefinite state of emergency: lockdown of democracy or a step towards dictatorship?