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28th session of the UPR

This submission highlights key areas of concern regarding Japan’s compliance with its international human rights obligations since its previous Universal Periodic Reviews (UPR) in 2012 and 2008: disability rights, discrimination and bullying based on…
A 20 year old Japanese woman who was bullied by her classmates in junior high school holds a notebook displaying the message...
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Refugee Crisis and Universal Jurisdiction Cases in Europe

What’s the basis for European courts to try atrocities committed in Syria and Iraq? What is universal jurisdiction? Does universal jurisdiction mean that every country can investigate any grave international crime committed in Syria and Iraq? What…
Syrian Man Carries Children After Barrel Bomb Attack
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What is this report about? The UN mapping report has been prepared by the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and describes the most serious violations of human rights and international humanitarian law in the Democratic…