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Who Should Be the Next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights?
July 28, 2022

Who Should Be the Next UN High Commissioner for Human Rights?

By Benedict Rogers
Michelle Bachelet failed to do her job as the world’s leading human rights advocate. Tapping the right person to succeed her is a crucial decision.

Indonesia’s Papua Region at Risk of Mass Violence, Report Claims
July 27, 2022

Indonesia’s Papua Region at Risk of Mass Violence, Report Claims

By Sebastian Strangio
The Simon-Skjodt Center for the Prevention of Genocide claims that the region bears many of the structural risk factors associated with past mass atrocities.
Australian Government Agrees to Implement Magnitsky-like Laws
August 05, 2021

Australian Government Agrees to Implement Magnitsky-like Laws

By Philip Citowicki
The reforms will enable the imposition of targeted financial sanctions and travel bans on individuals for a broad litany of violations.

China Is No Excuse for Biden to Ignore Human Rights in India
April 30, 2021

China Is No Excuse for Biden to Ignore Human Rights in India

By Justin Sherman
The increasing inseparability of offline and online rights abuses is manifestly clear in India.

Momentum Builds for an Australian Magnitsky Act
February 17, 2021

Momentum Builds for an Australian Magnitsky Act

By Philip Citowicki
A parliamentary committee recommended that Australia join the U.S., U.K., and others with similar legislation.

South Asia and the Coming Biden Presidency
December 01, 2020

South Asia and the Coming Biden Presidency

By Ankit Panda
What should South Asian states expect from the United States under Joe Biden?

Southeast Asia and the Coming Biden Presidency
November 20, 2020

Southeast Asia and the Coming Biden Presidency

By Ankit Panda
Will a Biden administration renew attention on Southeast Asia?
India Stands With Macron – But Not For the Same Things
November 02, 2020

India Stands With Macron – But Not For the Same Things

By Mohamed Zeeshan
New Delhi wants to divorce human rights advocacy from its fight against Islamist terrorism.

It’s Time for an International Human Rights Alliance to Defend Democracy
October 23, 2020

It’s Time for an International Human Rights Alliance to Defend Democracy

By Times Wang and Jianli Yang
By now, the need for principled solidarity in the face of the PRC’s abuses should be obvious.

US Issues Human Rights Guidelines for Exporters of Surveillance Tech
October 02, 2020

US Issues Human Rights Guidelines for Exporters of Surveillance Tech

By Abhijnan Rej
The directions to American businesses come amid growing concern around China’s export of advanced mass-surveillance capabilities to more than 60 countries.

Pandemics, Politics, and Principles: Business and Human Rights in Southeast Asia in a Time of Crisis
August 27, 2020

Pandemics, Politics, and Principles: Business and Human Rights in Southeast Asia in a Time of Crisis

By Andrew Rosser, Kate Macdonald and Ken Setiawan
Despite obstacles, the business and human rights agenda has gained some traction in the region.
Myanmar Must End Its Internet Shutdown
July 15, 2020

Myanmar Must End Its Internet Shutdown

By Jieun Pyun
Myanmar’s internet shutdown is the world’s longest, depriving its people of their rights.

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