June 11, 2020

Today (Thursday, 11 June 2020) the Global Legal Action Network (GLAN), and two Italian NGOs, the Association for Juridical Studies on Immigration (ASGI), and the Italian Recreational and Cultural Association (ARCI) filed a Petition to the European Parliament under Arti...

April 30, 2020

Al-Haq and GLAN’s new report, Business and Human Rights in Occupied Territory: Guidance for Upholding Human Rights, closely examines the economies of three situations of occupation - in Russian-annexed Crimea, Moroccan-controlled Western Sahara, and Israeli-occupied Pa...

April 6, 2020

Amid the global threat posed by COVID-19, Bahraini authorities should release human rights defenders, opposition activists, journalists and all others imprisoned solely for peacefully exercising their rights to freedom of expression, assembly, and association, a coalit...

December 18, 2019

GLAN filed a complaint against Italy with the UN Human Rights Committee on behalf of an individual whose journey from Libya was intercepted in the high seas by the Panamanian merchant vessel, the Nivin. The complaint is the first submitted to an international human rig...

December 11, 2019

For years, the Greek authorities have been involved in informal, forcible removals (pushbacks) of migrants and asylum-seekers who enter Greece through its border with Turkey on the Evros river. The scale and violence of these pushbacks has intensified, while European i...

October 1, 2019

The undersigned organisations express their serious concern and disappointment that the United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Human Rights did not transmit to the Human Rights Council, at its 42nd session, the database of all businesses engaged in listed activities...

September 16, 2019

GLAN in partnership with REDRESS and the Bahrain Institute for Rights and Democracy (BIRD) have written to the Irish Medical Council ahead of their re-accreditation of the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Bahrain (RCSI-Bahrain) expected later this year. The Counci...

September 6, 2019

GLAN and theEuropean Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) released today, 6 September 2019, an open letter to Messe Berlin GmbH, the organiser of the leading Fruit Logistica trade show, and its Ombudsperson. The letter addresses allegations of illegal con...

August 15, 2019

The Global Legal Action Network and Mwatana for Human Rights have submitted new evidence to the UK Government regarding the extent of apparently unlawful attacks carried out by the Saudi/UAE-led coalition in Yemen. Based on documentation collected in Yemen, including w...

July 17, 2019

Legal officer Gerry Liston on how an Advisory Opinion of the ICJ might bring clarity to the international legal obligations of “international assistance and co-operation” with a view to promoting tax justice globally. This article was originally posted on the blog...

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