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.
Last Tuesday the Dutch States General was informed about the effectiveness of the Youth Act. One of the important conclusions focuses on the use of coercion in the youth care system and the legal position of the clients and professionals involved.
The CJEU decided that EU citizens who obtain the nationality of a host-state can rely directly on Art. 21 TFEU to obtain a derived right of residence for their third-country national spouse, in a case which has implications for both the UK and EU.
A century after the implementation of the WvSNI (the Netherland Indies criminal code), the Indonesian parliament wants to replace Dutch colonial inheritance in the criminal code with a new code, which recognises so-called Indonesian “values”.
This blog explains how child trafficking in aviation may work in practice and why it desperately needs to be reframed as a human rights issue, in order for the relevant state agents and private actors to intensify their efforts to combat it.