New Issue of The Equal Rights Review Published by ERT

London, 9 January 2009 

Today, The Equal Rights Trust published the second issue of The Equal Rights Review (ERR), an interdisciplinary biannual intended as a forum for the exchange of legal, philosophical, sociological and other ideas and practical insights for those who are promoting equality. It contains innovative theoretical articles, legal commentary, policy oriented analysis and advocacy reports as well as testimonies of victims of discrimination. This issue also contains a special section on the Declaration of Principles on Equality which was launched by ERT in October 2008.
The journal is available in print as well as online.

Contents of Volume Two (2008):

Editorial: Vote for Equality!


Paola Uccellari: Banning Religious Harassment: Promoting Mutual Tolerance or Encouraging Mutual Ignorance?

Shanon Shah: Freedom of Expression and Religious Harassment:  An Artist’s Perspective

P. Imrana Jalal: Legal Protection against Discrimination in Pacific Island Countries


The Declaration of Principles on Equality: A New Covenant for the 21st Century

Declaration of Principles on Equality

Dimitrina Petrova: The Declaration of Principles on Equality: A Contribution to International Human Rights


Violence, Extreme Poverty and Inequality: the Voices of Civilians Trapped in Conflict in Northern Sri Lanka


Promoting a Paradigm Shift – ERT talks with Gábor Gombos and Gerard Quinn about the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol


Ivan Fišer: The Equal Rights Trust Advocacy

Update on Current ERT Projects

ERT Work Itinerary: May - December 2008

To read The Equal Rights Review, Volume Two please click here.