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Fear, hatred, and the limits of law : a critical analysis of French political discourse following terrorist attacks
Regarding counter-terrorism and Islamophobia, many scholars highlight the law-makers’ responsibility in the creation and implementation of laws negatively affecting Muslim communities. Few, however, provide an in-depth ...
The ‘insignificant’ other : Bulgarian ethnonationalism in past and present policies towards the Roma
A lot has been written about Bulgaria’s Roma since the state opened itself to the scrutiny of the international institutions in the 1990s. The focal points then were “tolerance and integration”; in the 2000s, they were ...
Duty to disobey? A perspective on the new civil disobedience, between international actors and digital media
The aim of this thesis is to analyse the concept of civil disobedience and to give a justification for it, to finally assess whether or not it is possible to claim that there is a duty to disobey. The initial focus will ...
Land insecurity and barriers to the realisation of the fundamental right to water and sanitation : the tale of two slums in Delhi
In the wake of its independence, India has witnessed a tremendous growth in its urban population. Some of the challenges that came along with this rapid urbanisation are still to be addressed in the world’s largest democracy. ...
Not that kind of gay : credibility assessment and the concept of sexual orientation in European asylum law
Recently, more and more countries have recognised sexual orientation as a ground for asylum. This has led to a shift from rejecting such claims because of a lack of recognition of the ground under asylum law to a “culture ...