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Centre of Governance & Human Rights (CGHR)



Key publications: 

Probert, T. & McPherson, E. ‘Special Procedures in the Digital Age’ in A. Nolan, R. Freedman and T. Murphy, The United Nations Special Procedures System (Brill, forthcoming 2016)

Probert, T. & Heyns, C. ‘Securing the Right to Life: A cornerstone of the human rights system’ EJILTalk (11 May 2016)

Probert, T. ‘The New African Commission General Comment on the Right to Life is an Important Step Forward’ Just Security (17 December 2015)

Probert, T. & Heyns, C. ‘The right to life and the progressive abolition of the death penalty’ in Moving Away from the Death Penalty: Argument, Trends and Perspectives (New York: United Nations, 2015)

Probert, T. & Heyns, C. ‘The power of information communication technologies for human rights’ Human Rights Monitor (7 July 2015)

Probert, T. ‘Violence: An issue for public health’ Vision (Autumn 2014) pp.15-18.

Probert, T., 'How the death penalty is slowly weakening its grip on Africa', African Arguments, October 9, 2014

Probert, T., 'The UK human rights debate in global perspective', Huffington Post, October 1, 2012

Probert, T., 'The story is bigger than war correspondents', Huffington Post, March 11, 2012

Probert, T., 'The innovation of the Jackson-Vanik Amendment', in B. Simms et al (eds.), Humanitarian Intervention: A History, (Cambridge: CUP, April 2011), 323-342

Probert, T., 'Review Essay: A New Global Morality? The Politics of Human Rights and Humanitarianism in the 1970s', H-Soz-u-Kult (August 2010)

Research Associate
Dr Thomas  Probert
Not available for consultancy