Lawfare Blog: Is the Facebook Oversight Board an International Human Rights Tribunal?
Lawfare Blog: Is the Facebook Oversight Board an International Human Rights Tribunal?. “Key Oversight Board design features—such as its ability to issue binding rulings and nonbinding recommendations, as well as the standards it applies—resemble those of international human rights tribunals. In addition, the board is developing answers to procedural questions that resemble the responses these institutions have adopted. The Trump decision also reveals that the board faces challenges to its authority and legitimacy similar to those that new international review bodies have confronted.”