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When Trump Met Kim: Assessing the First US-North Korean Summit
June 13, 2018
When Trump Met Kim: Assessing the First US-North Korean Summit
Who gave up what at the summit and where are U.S.-North Korea relations headed after the summit?
When Trump Met Kim: Assessing the First US-North Korean Summit
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
April 03, 2018
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
The execution of Indonesian migrant workers highlights the need for new protections, both abroad and at home.
Capital Punishment, Human Rights, and Indonesia's Chance for the Moral High Ground
Sri Lanka Isn't Serious About Transitional Justice
March 25, 2018
Sri Lanka Isn't Serious About Transitional Justice
We don't need more time to ponder Colombo's sincerity.
Sri Lanka Isn't Serious About Transitional Justice
Not So Win-Win: Don’t Let China Weaken the UN’s Human Rights Institutions
March 22, 2018
Not So Win-Win: Don’t Let China Weaken the UN’s Human Rights Institutions
For human rights defenders in Ecuador, where Chinese mining projects encroach on indigenous lands, the result could be disastrous.
Not So Win-Win: Don’t Let China Weaken the UN’s Human Rights Institutions
Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women’s Rights
February 26, 2018
Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women’s Rights
A recent UN conference scrutinized the country’s record with respect to female genital mutilation.
Malaysia Still on the Wrong Path on Women’s Rights
All These Years Later, Do Not Forget the Kunan-Poshpora Mass Rapes
February 24, 2018
All These Years Later, Do Not Forget the Kunan-Poshpora Mass Rapes
The Indian Army's violence against Kashmiri women must be etched in the history books.
All These Years Later, Do Not Forget the Kunan-Poshpora Mass Rapes
Journalist's Detention a Test Case for Uzbek Regime on Human Rights
February 15, 2018
Journalist's Detention a Test Case for Uzbek Regime on Human Rights
Bobomurod Abdullaev, a journalist, was detained in September 2017 by Uzbekistan's secret police.
Journalist's Detention a Test Case for Uzbek Regime on Human Rights
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
February 15, 2018
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
While proposed new laws may threaten human rights in Indonesia, the country continues to engage positively with the UN and other bodies.
Top UN Human Rights Official Completes Mission to Indonesia
Justice Eludes Victims of Nepal’s Civil War
February 09, 2018
Justice Eludes Victims of Nepal’s Civil War
Nepal’s two transitional justice mechanisms have failed to deliver justice to war-era victims.
Justice Eludes Victims of Nepal’s Civil War
Politics Unfolds at the Olympic Games
February 09, 2018
Politics Unfolds at the Olympic Games
The Olympics can be a platform to champion human rights as many nations don’t deserve a place of honor at the games.
Politics Unfolds at the Olympic Games
American Obsequiousness in Sri Lanka Continues
February 08, 2018
American Obsequiousness in Sri Lanka Continues
Washington continues with a misguided approach.
American Obsequiousness in Sri Lanka Continues
The US Should Not Be Rehabilitating Indonesia’s Abusive Special Forces
January 26, 2018
The US Should Not Be Rehabilitating Indonesia’s Abusive Special Forces
The Indonesian military’s past abuses should not be forgotten.
The US Should Not Be Rehabilitating Indonesia’s Abusive Special Forces
Don’t Be Fooled by Sri Lanka’s UN Engagement
October 27, 2017
Don’t Be Fooled by Sri Lanka’s UN Engagement
Colombo remains unserious about transitional justice.
Don’t Be Fooled by Sri Lanka’s UN Engagement
The Danger of Linking the Rohingya Crisis to Terrorism
October 13, 2017
The Danger of Linking the Rohingya Crisis to Terrorism
The perils of portraying the Rohingya crisis through securitized lens are quickly becoming apparent.
The Danger of Linking the Rohingya Crisis to Terrorism
Political Struggles at Home Shape Beijing’s Meddling Abroad
October 10, 2017
Political Struggles at Home Shape Beijing’s Meddling Abroad
Authoritarian rule in China poses a growing threat to democracy elsewhere.
Political Struggles at Home Shape Beijing’s Meddling Abroad
Long Past Time for Sanctions on Myanmar’s Generals
September 26, 2017
Long Past Time for Sanctions on Myanmar’s Generals
The Burmese military's atrocities in Rakhine state cannot go unpunished.
Long Past Time for Sanctions on Myanmar’s Generals
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