Human Rights Law Research

Human rights law research in the Department for Continuing Education 

Research in the department focuses on:

  • Freedom of religion or belief
  • Freedom of expression
  • Women’s rights
  • Minority rights
  • Human rights in the Middle East

Current collaborations are with Georgetown University and University College London, on the QNRF-funded project The domestic effects of international human rights treaty ratification in the member states of the Co-operation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC)

Research highlights, past and present:

Religion and belief, discrimination and equality

Religion and belief, discrimination and equality

Dr Nazila Ghanea probes the evolution of religious discrimination from a legal perspective.

The domestic effects of international human rights treaty ratification

The domestic effects of international human rights treaty ratification

Domestic effects of international human rights treaties in the member states of the Co-operation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf