Featured Publications

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Spies, Lies, Trials, and Trolls: Political Lawyering against Disinformation and State Surveillance in Russia

December 16, 2020

This journal article by Dr Freek van der Vet, University Researcher at the University of Helsinki discusses how political lawyers have resisted new covert strategies by authoritarian governments to surveil citizens and spread disinformation.

Limits of Supranational Justice: The European Court of Human Rights and Turkey’s Kurdish Conflict

November 11, 2020

This book by Dilek Kurban, Fellow and Lecturer at the Hertie School, discusses the involvement of the European Court of Human Rights in Turkey’s Kurdish conflict since the early 1990s. It examines the failures of the Court’s influence to end the gross violations of human rights in the Kurdish region.

The Potential of Domestic and International Courts to Protect Women’s Right to Family Life in the North Caucasus

February 1, 2020

This journal article by Vanessa Kagan, Executive Director of the Stichting Justice Initiative, discusses the ways domestic and international courts can protect women in the North Caucasus, which has seen one of the highest number of adverse judgments from the European Court of Human Rights.

Courting Gender Justice: Russia, Turkey, and the European Court of Human Rights

June 10, 2019

Co-authored by Dr Lisa McIntosh Sundstrom, Professor at the University of British Columbia; Dr Valerie Sperling, Professor at Clark University; and Melike Sayoglu, PhD Candidate at Clark University, this book discusses the efforts LGBT groups in Russia and Turkey have taken to challenge their mistreatment in court at the European Court of Human Rights. The […]