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Codifying #MeToo Into International Law

While #MeToo has developed “household name” familiarity worldwide, far less well known is an effort by the International Labor Organization to create the first legally binding international treaty on violence and harassment in the world of work. If adopted and ratified, this treaty would, at least on paper, provide protection to all workers and codify some of the demands of #MeToo into international law. This ar
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Ein Plädoyer an die Europäische Gemeinschaft

Von Sarah Huemer „Nicht Staaten vereinigen wir, sondern Menschen“, so Jean Monnet, einer der Gründungsväter der Europäischen Gemeinschaft. Nun, in Zeiten der Trennung Großbritanniens von der Europäischen Union, der zunehmenden Unsicherheit um Technologisierung und Datenschutz sowie des Zustroms von Migranten und Asylwerbenden fragt sich unsereins: Wie steht es denn nun um diese vielversprechende Vereinigung der Mensc
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Jamal Khashoggi: why stating the truth is getting a lot of journalists killed

By Chris Paterson, University of Leeds It took a while for obituaries to start appearing for murdered Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi – and there is still some uncertainty over the manner of his death. Turkish authorities are so far declining to release either sound or video of the assassination – both of which they are alleged to possess. But as the wrangling continues, it is worth stepping back for a longer view o
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