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Hong Kong’s Rigged Election
December 18, 2021

Hong Kong’s Rigged Election

By Michael Mo
Sunday’s Legislative Council polls are a test of the resistance of pro-democracy Hong Kongers.
The Problem With CAATSA
December 17, 2021

The Problem With CAATSA

By Mukesh Aghi and Vikram Mahajan
The U.S. government has many reasons to grant India a waiver for its purchases of Russian defense equipment.

The Rohingya Trapped on a Remote Tropical Island
December 17, 2021

The Rohingya Trapped on a Remote Tropical Island

By Zaw Win
Thousands of Rohingya refugees have been relocated to Bhasan Char, which is closer to an island prison than an appropriate location for resettlement.

The US Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Still Has Serious Flaws
December 16, 2021

The US Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act Still Has Serious Flaws

By Pierfilippo M. Natta
Uyghur rights should come ahead of corporations' profit. Not according to the U.S. legislature.

Workers’ Rights Denied in Kazakhstan: Zhanaozen’s Legacy
December 15, 2021

Workers’ Rights Denied in Kazakhstan: Zhanaozen’s Legacy

By Mihra Rittmann
The trajectory of labor rights restriction in Kazakhstan can be traced to what happened in Zhanaozen in 2011 -- and the aftermath. 
Vietnam’s Annus Horribilis for Human Rights
December 15, 2021

Vietnam’s Annus Horribilis for Human Rights

By Stewart Rees
Today's conviction and imprisonment of human rights defender Pham Doan Trang is part of a concerted crackdown on dissent.

Bob Dole and a Lost Era of China-US Cooperation
December 14, 2021

Bob Dole and a Lost Era of China-US Cooperation

By Chi Wang
Like the late Senator Dole, the Greatest Generation had a unique memory of World War II-era alliance between the U.S. and China.
Japan’s Lesson for the World: Robots Won’t Save Us
December 13, 2021

Japan’s Lesson for the World: Robots Won’t Save Us

By Paul Christensen
Rethinking Japan’s global relevance in the 21st century.

Moving North Korean Women’s Rights Issues Center Stage on Human Rights Day
December 10, 2021

Moving North Korean Women’s Rights Issues Center Stage on Human Rights Day

By Rosa Park-Tokola
There are barriers to the participation of young North Korean women in the human rights movement.

India and China Can Quit Coal Earlier, But the World Must Work Alongside Them
December 09, 2021

India and China Can Quit Coal Earlier, But the World Must Work Alongside Them

By Beibei Yin
We need a much more ambitious global partnership on the phasing out of coal, one that thinks and acts beyond what is perceived as feasible today.

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Sentence Matters. We Cannot Forget Myanmar.
December 08, 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Sentence Matters. We Cannot Forget Myanmar.

By Michael Bailey
Aung San Suu Kyi inspired a generation of young people who are keeping the dream of freedom alive in Myanmar.
Europe’s Global Gateway: Complementing or Competing With BRI?
December 07, 2021

Europe’s Global Gateway: Complementing or Competing With BRI?

By Frederick Kliem
The EU’s enhanced infrastructure connectivity strategy is often framed as being in competition with China, unnecessarily making Global Gateway an instrument of geopolitical rivalry.

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