Videos tagged with Richard Ong

  • Numerous governments have responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by declaring states of
    emergency and restricting individual liberties protected by international law. However, many
    more states have adopted emergency measures than have formally derogated from human rights
    conventions. This discussion critically evaluates the existing system of human rights
    treaty derogations. It analyzes the system’s problems, identifies recent developments that have
    exacerbated these problems, and proposes a range of reforms in five areas—embeddedness,