The rapid integration of new artificial intelligence systems into our lives has raised a number of grave human rights concerns. A proactive regulatory framework is necessary to address the potential for profuse systemic bias in these systems.
Judicial impartiality is of fundamental importance to anyone facing trial, and especially to those facing criminal prosecution. This blog offers a detailed analysis of the Otegi case and exposes the current state of the Spanish judicial system.
The Hague Court of Appeals has confirmed that the Dutch state must reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 25% by 2020. Could such a precise obligation be inferred from human rights norms, and Articles 2 and 8 ECHR in particular?
As the Council starts to discuss the rule of law in Poland, the EU enters a new stage as a guardian of human rights in its member states. Some observers have claimed that the Commission acted too late and did too little, but this criticism is undeserved.
Local authorities are increasingly seen as potential guarantors of human rights. A new handbook includes numerous best practices and recommendations, yet legal realities may still hamper efforts, while prioritisation remains important.