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As Papua New Guinea Approaches New Elections, Human Rights Concerns Persist
June 07, 2017
As Papua New Guinea Approaches New Elections, Human Rights Concerns Persist
As Papua New Guinea's election approaches, its human rights record remains troubling.
As Papua New Guinea Approaches New Elections, Human Rights Concerns Persist
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
May 25, 2017
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
New report, same old story: Dushanbe's crackdown on lawyers continues.
No Justice for Lawyers in Tajikistan
Where Are US-ASEAN Ties Headed in the Trump Era?
May 06, 2017
Where Are US-ASEAN Ties Headed in the Trump Era?
Will ASEAN-U.S. ties flounder in the Trump era as the United States' attention shifts to Northeast Asia?
Where Are US-ASEAN Ties Headed in the Trump Era?
Silence and Fear a Year After a Prominent Bangladeshi Activist’s Murder
April 27, 2017
Silence and Fear a Year After a Prominent Bangladeshi Activist’s Murder
With the death of Xulhaz a year ago, LGBTI rights work in Bangladesh came to a halt.
Silence and Fear a Year After a Prominent Bangladeshi Activist’s Murder
A Human Shield in Kashmir Raises Questions About Indian Army Overreach
April 26, 2017
A Human Shield in Kashmir Raises Questions About Indian Army Overreach
A video gone viral on social media has India up in arms.
A Human Shield in Kashmir Raises Questions About Indian Army Overreach
Why Rex Tillerson Must Bring Up Human Rights on His First Asia Trip
March 13, 2017
Why Rex Tillerson Must Bring Up Human Rights on His First Asia Trip
As Rex Tillerson prepares to head to China, Japan, and South Korea on his first major trip, he can't forget about human rights.
Why Rex Tillerson Must Bring Up Human Rights on His First Asia Trip
No, Sri Lanka Isn’t North Korea
March 09, 2017
No, Sri Lanka Isn’t North Korea
A misguided campaign gains traction.
No, Sri Lanka Isn’t North Korea
Why Kazakhstan Goes to Court in the United States
February 07, 2017
Why Kazakhstan Goes to Court in the United States
Kazakhstan, over the past few years, has filed repeated lawsuits with American courts against opposition actors.
Why Kazakhstan Goes to Court in the United States
Mass Student Deaths in India's Maharashtra Highlight Rights Issues
February 02, 2017
Mass Student Deaths in India's Maharashtra Highlight Rights Issues
An investigation in India finds mass mistreatment of tribal children in Maharashtra.
Mass Student Deaths in India's Maharashtra Highlight Rights Issues
Sustained Concerns About Torture in Sri Lanka
January 28, 2017
Sustained Concerns About Torture in Sri Lanka
More concerns about torture and impunity in Sri Lanka.
Sustained Concerns About Torture in Sri Lanka
A Lesson for the West From Central Asia
January 14, 2017
A Lesson for the West From Central Asia
Discontent will never disappear, but dissent may become dangerous.
A Lesson for the West From Central Asia
Understanding Sri Lanka, Two Years After Sirisena Defeated Rajapaksa
January 11, 2017
Understanding Sri Lanka, Two Years After Sirisena Defeated Rajapaksa
Taylor Dibbert and Ankit Panda discuss Sri Lanka's domestic politics and foreign policy.
Understanding Sri Lanka, Two Years After Sirisena Defeated Rajapaksa
Reconsidering US Leadership at the Human Rights Council
November 11, 2016
Reconsidering US Leadership at the Human Rights Council
Notwithstanding the Obama administration’s modest achievements, continued engagement with the UN HRC is a good thing.
Reconsidering US Leadership at the Human Rights Council
Tajik Authorities Seek Long Prison Terms for IRPT Lawyers
September 20, 2016
Tajik Authorities Seek Long Prison Terms for IRPT Lawyers
Meanwhile, in Geneva Tajikistan's human rights record will be up for discussion.
Tajik Authorities Seek Long Prison Terms for IRPT Lawyers
How Refugees Changed the Afghan-Pakistan Dynamic
September 15, 2016
How Refugees Changed the Afghan-Pakistan Dynamic
Afghanistan's soil yearns for the return of its refugees.
How Refugees Changed the Afghan-Pakistan Dynamic
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