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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.
Remember Liu Xiaobo by Supporting Rights Activists in China 
July 13, 2020

Remember Liu Xiaobo by Supporting Rights Activists in China 

By Yaqiu Wang
On the anniversary of the death of Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, the fight for human rights in China continues.

Slow Progress Toward an Australian Magnitsky Act 
July 02, 2020

Slow Progress Toward an Australian Magnitsky Act 

By Philip Citowicki
A Magnitsky Act would allow the effective targeting of individual human rights abusers without the collateral damage of sweeping sanctions.

UN Human Rights Expert Accuses Myanmar Army of Fresh Abuses
May 01, 2020

UN Human Rights Expert Accuses Myanmar Army of Fresh Abuses

By Associated Press
A UN special rapporteur took aim at the Myanmar military for targeting ethnic minorities in Rakhine and Chin states.

The Taliban Doesn’t Care About Women’s Rights and Neither Does the Afghan Government
March 23, 2020

The Taliban Doesn’t Care About Women’s Rights and Neither Does the Afghan Government

By Sabera Azizi
The Afghan government must take a greater stake in the future of the country’s women.
In Pakistan, Criticism Grows Dangerous as Dissent Is Stifled
March 11, 2020

In Pakistan, Criticism Grows Dangerous as Dissent Is Stifled

By Associated Press
Critics of the state in Pakistan are finding themselves increasing crunched.

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