Human Rights Law Research
Human rights law research in the Department for Continuing Education
Research in the department focusses 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:
- Freedom of Religion or Belief (2016, Naz Ghanea)
- Human Rights, the UN and the Bahá’ís in Iran (2003, Naz Ghanea)
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
Domestic effects of international human rights treaties in the member states of the Co-operation Council of the Arab States of the Gulf