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  • Jun222020

    A Conversation with U.N. Special Rapporteur Ahmed Shaheed: Covid 19 and Freedom of Belief

    This interview first appeared in Just Security on 18 June 2020. Ryan Goodman, Just Security‘s co-editor-in-chief, recently posed a series of…

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  • May222020

    The COVID-19 pandemic: Five urgent principles for leaving no one behind through technology

    This post first appeared on the Universal Rights Group website. The UN Secretary General has characterised the pandemic as a…

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  • May192020

    Knowing all of the law, all of the time – responding to Covid 19

    This post originally appeared on the Kaldor Centre for International Refugee Law website on 14 May 2020. As Paul White has…

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  • May072020

    HRBDT Team sets out Requirements for Deployment of UK Contact-Tracing App in Submission to UK Parliament’s Joint Committee on Human Rights

    The Human Rights, Big Data and Technology Project team, comprising experts in human rights law, surveillance and computer science from…

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  • Apr302020

    Contact-tracing Apps and Human Rights

    This post originally appeared on the EJIL: Talk! blog. The Covid-19 pandemic engages the full spectrum of states’ human rights…

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  • Apr222020

    Right On – The Wednesday Web Chat

    The HRBDT project is supporting a new digital initiative that aims to keep the Human Rights dialogue going during the…

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  • Mar052020

    Discussion Series: Live Facial Recognition

    In July 2019 researchers from the Human Rights Big Data and Technology Project published the first independently-funded academic report into…

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  • Jan142020

    Assessing failures of universal health coverage in a regime where the state can be held accountable- the case of Colombia

    This blog originally appeared in Spanish on: Foco económico: un blog latinoamericano de economía y política Sonia Bhalotra (University of…

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  • Dec132019

    Professor Sonia Bhalotra gives keynote lecture at Swedish National Health Policy Conference

    Professor Sonia Bhalotra gave an invited keynote lecture at the annual Swedish National Health Policy conference on 2 October 2019. The…

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  • Dec062019

    BBC Radio Essex Interview – Fake News

    Dr Elena Abrusci was interviewed by BBC Radio Essex about misinformation and disinformation – commonly known as ‘fake news’. Dr…

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