Tag: Human rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted 75 years ago. Prof. Dr. Michael Krennerich explains the challenges the protection of human rights is faced with today.

Protests by women in Iran are not new. Women have been fighting for their basic rights across Iran since the beginning of the 20th century. Women’s clothing, education and everyday lives are strictly controlled in the country. On April 20, 2023, FAU will be holding a public lecture on this highly topical issue.

Prof. Dr. Christoph Safferling is the new director of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy. In this interview, he explains exactly what the academy does, how his work and research are relevant to our everyday lives and what it means when “the right to life is disregarded during wartime”.

Germany has a new human rights award, presented by FAU. The FAU Human Rights Award honours internationally distinguished individuals who are committed to human rights research, teaching and practice. The inaugural recipient is the Indian human rights scholar and practitioner Dr. Harsh Mander.