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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
What's Behind the 2017 Rakhine State Crisis in Myanmar?
September 09, 2017
What's Behind the 2017 Rakhine State Crisis in Myanmar?
The eruption of Rohingya insurgency has taken the long-simmering Rakhine State crisis to a new level.
What's Behind the 2017 Rakhine State Crisis in Myanmar?
The Cambodia Conundrum: What Is Wrong With Hun Sen?
August 26, 2017
The Cambodia Conundrum: What Is Wrong With Hun Sen?
Cambodia’s allies and donors can and should press Hun Sen to end the repression of the opposition.
The Cambodia Conundrum: What Is Wrong With Hun Sen?
Who Protects Indians From the Taxman’s Algorithms?
August 16, 2017
Who Protects Indians From the Taxman’s Algorithms?
As the Indian government scrutinizes the digital lives of its citizens to root out economic crime, fundamental rights could be in jeopardy.
Who Protects Indians From the Taxman’s Algorithms?
A Chinese Student Disappeared. China Blames US Democracy
July 07, 2017
A Chinese Student Disappeared. China Blames US Democracy
Chinese media blame U.S. democratic system for its incompetence after a Chinese student is abducted.
A Chinese Student Disappeared. China Blames US Democracy
One Year Later, Duterte Remains a Human Rights Nightmare
July 03, 2017
One Year Later, Duterte Remains a Human Rights Nightmare
“I don’t care about human rights, you better believe me.”
One Year Later, Duterte Remains a Human Rights Nightmare
Mounting Religious Violence in Sri Lanka
June 28, 2017
Mounting Religious Violence in Sri Lanka
Violence against Muslims and Christians is cause for concern.
Mounting Religious Violence in Sri Lanka
Forced Labor Continues in World Bank Project Areas in Uzbekistan
June 27, 2017
Forced Labor Continues in World Bank Project Areas in Uzbekistan
In a new report, Human Rights Watch says the World Bank's Uzbekistan projects are tainted with forced labor.
Forced Labor Continues in World Bank Project Areas in Uzbekistan
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