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Oct 14, 2016

No Revolution Has Taken Place: The Post-2015 Human Rights Foreign Policy of the Czech Republic

In 2015, two new conceptual documents were adopted in the Czech Republic, under the Government of Bohuslav Sobotka – the general Concept of the Czech Republic´s Foreign Policy and a more specific Concept of Human Rights Promotion and Transition Cooperatio

EU, Czech Republic, Human Rights

Jul 28, 2016

European Re-Engagement in UN Peacekeeping?

The small and medium European states need to face the unexpected challenges to be effectively involved in UN peacekeeping missions

Global Security, NATO, EU, United Nations, Human Rights, Europe, Balkan

Jul 28, 2016

The Derogation from the European Convention on Human Rights by Turkey after the Attempted Coup

After the unsuccessful coup attempt in Turkey, its high-level officials, including the president, have constantly talked about the necessity of the introduction of a state of emergency, and it has actually been declared on 20 July. At the same time, the p

Global Security, EU, United Nations, Democracy, Human Rights, Europe, Turkey

Jul 28, 2016

When the Gloves Go Off? Turkey Intends to Suspend the European Convention on Human Rights

Could the state of emergency and the suspension of the ECHR justify the measures which have been adopted in Turkey in the past days (removal of public servants and teachers, purge in the judiciary, ban on academic travel, etc.)? With the ECHR suspended, a

Global Security, United Nations, Democracy, Human Rights, Europe, Turkey

Jul 21, 2016

(Inter)National Reconstruction: Revising Poststructuralist Encounters with the War in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The most serious problems in Bosnia and Herzegovina today are linked to the political practices of conflicting visions of nationhood and statehood. The international intervention in the country was expected to create self-sustaining political institutions

Global Security, EU, Human Rights, Europe

Jul 21, 2016

Reinstating the death penalty in Turkey after the attempted coup?

After the unsuccessful coup attempt in Turkey, both high-level officials and the pro-government public suggest the reinstatement of the death penalty. Unfortunately the question tends to re-surface from time to time in other states as well, but rarely wit

EU, United Nations, Democracy, Human Rights, Asia, Europe

Sep 10, 2015

Europe's looming dichotomy

What we now see in Central Europe is not the result of the unfinished business of post-communist transition. It is more like a mirror in which societies to the West should start recognising traces of themselves.

EU, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Media, Human Rights, V4, Europe, Migration

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