International law, human rights and ethics

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Our academics have published widely and are leading experts in the field, with particular expertise in counter-terrorism, national security in Ireland, human rights under the African Charter, medical ethics, war crimes and human rights under European Council.

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Dr Allwell Uwazuruike
Senior Lecturer in Law
School of Law and Policing

Allwell is conducting funded research on a number of projects including the rights of fishermen in Senegal, freedom of expression in Nigeria, and the lived experiences of Senegalese migrants in France. He is the author of a monograph entitled 'Human Rights under the African Chart…

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Dr Ian Turner
Reader in Human Rights and Security
School of Law and Policing

Ian has been at The University of Central Lancashire since 2002, when he joined the then Lancashire Law School from Coventry University as a Lecturer in Law. In his time at UCLan Ian has taught on a number of modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. When Ian is not teachi…

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