Positive Obligations in the Field of Racial Discrimination – When is a court of law not enough or when is it too much?

Combatting racial discrimination has been a key objective of international human rights law since the adoption of the International Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Racial Discrimination (ICERD) in the 1960s. However, as societies evolve, as new treaties are adopted, and as there is a greater cross-pollinization among several protection systems, how should the law operate to combat this scourge, in present-days conditions? Continue reading “Positive Obligations in the Field of Racial Discrimination – When is a court of law not enough or when is it too much?”