Latest blog articles with tag human rights


    Is health care a human right?

    1 December 2017
    Trevor Burrus claims that health care cannot be a fundamental right. He is not alone in saying this, but the way he says it is noteworthy. His article is not original (nor does it claim to be), but it represents an admirably clear retelling of an old story: Positive rights cannot be rights, this is simply a point of logic. Those who think otherwise are at best confused.
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    The Strasbourg Court

    24 April 2017
    The Strasbourg Court should change its approach to improve the effectiveness of justice systems in Europe.
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    Another brick in the wall? (Part 2)

    20 March 2017
    This second post critically analyzes the decision of the Court, arguing that it is quite unconvincing from different perspectives.
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    Another brick in the wall? (Part 1)

    17 March 2017
    On March 7, 2017, the CJEU concluded that EU law does not oblige Member States to issue humanitarian visa to Syrian individuals and families seeking international protection. Despite the humanitarian disaster in Syria, safe legal routes to Europe remain a mirage.
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