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Human Rights Law Research Guide: News & Blogs

Newsfeeds

For newsfeeds on human rights in the regional and national jurisdictions covered by this guide, see the relevant tab in this guide. 

Human Rights Law Blogs

Below are our recommended human rights blogs. To find more:

  • use the Human Rights category on BlawgSearch by Justia. These can be sorted by popularity and most recent post.
  • check out the blogroll on the blogs you access to see which blogs they monitor.
  • simply google 'human rights blogs'.

Most of the blogs below have rss feeds, which are regularly updated. Some blogs have no feeds - these are:

  • RightsInfo - founded by leading barrister Adam Wagner, RightsInfo is about using social media to find new ways to talk about and deliver human rights stories and information. You can subscribe to email updates.
  • Oxford Human Rights Hub Blog from the University of Oxford promotes dialogue between human rights researchers, practitioners and policy-makers from around the world. 

UK Human Rights Law Blog

From 1 Crown Office Row, this blog feed covers UK and European human rights cases.

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Human Rights Now - Blog from Amnesty International

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Human Rights First is a US independent, non-profit international human rights advocacy and action organisation. 

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London School of Economics (LSE) Human Rights Blog

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Regarding Rights is an initiative of the Australian National University's Centre for International Governance and Justice. Since 2012 Regarding Rights has provided a forum for voices from activism and academia to comment on important issues in human rights. 

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Opinio Juris

International law news headlines from around the world

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Human Rights at Home Blog

A blog from the Law Professor Blog Network

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Human Rights in Ireland

Covers Irish and international human rights law

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Human Rights Law News

International Justice in the News from the International Center for Ethics, Justice and Public Life at Brandeis University. There is no news feed from this site. You can subscribe to monthly email updates. 

Human Rights Watch. There is no newsfeed. You can subscribe to a weekly newsletter and follow on Twitter.

Forum 18 News Service - news on freedom of religion and belief issues. You can subscribe to email news.

IJRC Daily - world news on human rights and the rule of law from the International Justice Resource Centre

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Newsfeed from the NGO,  International Service for Human Rights

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Latest newsfeeds from the Library of Congress' Global Legal Monitor on international & global human rights topics.

  • Click here to explore more topics, and here to set up topic feeds. 

Human Rights and Civil Liberties news

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Childrens' Rights news

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Womens' Rights news

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LGBT Rights news

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Human Rights treaties and international agreements news

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US Department of State - Democracy, Human Rights and Labor newsfeeds

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Blogs & News from Human Rights courts and monitoring bodies

UN Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights newsfeed

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UN News Centre - Human Rights newsfeed

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EU Human Rights & Democratisation newsfeed

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ECHR Blog from the European Convention on Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms. 

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European CourtsCase law from the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) and the Court of Justice of the EU (CJEU)

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