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No, Sri Lanka Isn’t North Korea
March 09, 2017

No, Sri Lanka Isn’t North Korea

By Taylor Dibbert
A misguided campaign gains traction.
Sri Lanka’s Troubling Quest for Justice
January 13, 2017

Sri Lanka’s Troubling Quest for Justice

By Taylor Dibbert
Colombo should reconsider its position on wartime accountability.

Kazakhstan’s Zhanaozen Syndrome
December 09, 2016

Kazakhstan’s Zhanaozen Syndrome

By Cholpon Orozobekova
Astana is taking harsh moves against freedom of assembly and international community is raising concerns.

Criticizing China on Human Rights: Missing the Forest for the Trees?
October 31, 2016

Criticizing China on Human Rights: Missing the Forest for the Trees?

By Jin Kai
Focusing on individual stories is a poor way to evaluate China's human rights record.

Russia Loses Seat at the UN Human Rights Council
October 31, 2016

Russia Loses Seat at the UN Human Rights Council

By Cholpon Orozobekova
UN member states voted against Russia, granting a symbolic victory to human rights organizations.
Negotiating Sri Lanka’s Future at the UN Human Rights Council
September 23, 2015

Negotiating Sri Lanka’s Future at the UN Human Rights Council

By Taylor Dibbert
Negotiations over another UN Human Rights Council resolution on Sri Lanka are ongoing, with many issues unresolved.

Sri Lanka Under the Microscope on Capitol Hill
September 19, 2015

Sri Lanka Under the Microscope on Capitol Hill

By Taylor Dibbert
Sri Lanka's ongoing process toward post-war reconciliation and accountability is getting attention in Washington.
Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council: What Now?
September 18, 2015

Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council: What Now?

By Taylor Dibbert
With the long-awaited report on Sri Lanka’s violent history finally out, what’s next for Colombo at the UN Human Rights Council?

Interview: UN Report on Sri Lanka
September 17, 2015

Interview: UN Report on Sri Lanka

By Sanjay Kumar
Jehan Perera of Sri Lanka's National Peace Council responds to the UN Human Rights Council's report on the civil war.

Sri Lanka: Front and Center at the UN Human Rights Council
September 16, 2015

Sri Lanka: Front and Center at the UN Human Rights Council

By Taylor Dibbert
Sri Lanka’s foreign minister recently delivered a strong speech in Geneva. Can the government match words with action?

Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council: Let the Debate Begin – Again
September 14, 2015

Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council: Let the Debate Begin – Again

By Taylor Dibbert
Sri Lanka’s new government can expect a warm reception in Geneva, but many important questions remain unanswered.
Bhutan’s Human Rights Record Defies ‘Happiness’ Claim
April 25, 2014

Bhutan’s Human Rights Record Defies ‘Happiness’ Claim

By Vishal Arora
The UNHRC is looking at Bhutan’s record on human rights. It is less than stellar.

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