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By: Arpitha Kodiveri
Demonstrators across India protested a new Act that prohibits certain religions from citizenship while ...
By: Deborah Casalin
For the first time, a UN body has decided the case of a climate migrant, and in doing so strengthened ...
By: Katrin Kinzelbach & Eva Pils
The Hong Kong protest movement has long given up hope that Hong Kong’s rule of law can be protected ...
By: Brian Gorlick
The Rohingya refugees are unlikely to be able to return home anytime soon. We need to look at other ...
By: Beatrice Tulagan
Declaring a climate emergency is not enough, but women activists in Asia are pushing for these declarations ...
By: Pradeep Baisakh
Social systems in India are crumbling, leading to starvation deaths despite a plethora of food security ...
By: Harsh Mander
With the world facing increasing division and hatred, the human rights community must face this lack ...
By: Fatima Iakupbaeva
Shifting to a business mindset is hard for non-profit organizations, but with limited opportunities ...
By: John Packer
The Myanmar state can and must be held accountable for the genocide being perpetrated against the Rohingya, ...
By: Tenzin Dolker
Now more than ever, feminist organizations need to deepen the search for autonomous resourcing models ...
By: Jayna Kothari
In the last few years, public interest litigation at India’s Supreme Court has brought significant wins ...
By: Jennifer Easterday & Hana Ivanhoe
In the absence of sufficient monitoring and ameliorative action on the part of the tech companies, fake ...
By: Suhrith Parthasarathy
The Indian Supreme Court’s landmark decision to declare unconstitutional a colonial-era law criminalizing ...
By: Yanzi Peng
China’s engagement in UN human rights reviews provides real opportunities to advance protection for ...
By: Robert C. Blitt
Malaysia’s recent caning of a homosexual couple reflects a larger problem with the Organization of Islamic ...
By: Liam Mahony
Although UN human rights bodies have criticized the persecution of the Rohingya, UN agencies inside ...
By: Scott Leckie
Countries exposed to the worst impacts of climate change, like Myanmar, should consider establishing ...
By: Pratima Gurung
Groups in Nepal working at the intersections of different issues such as indigenous women with disabilities, ...
By: Urantsooj Gombosuren & Marte Hellema
In the volatility in Asia's human rights situations, can rights defenders and organizations stay globally ...
By: Lorenzo Urbinati & Sejin Kim
Data on human rights violations in Asia proves the need to establish a network of protection mechanisms ...
By: Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
To insist on the Rohingya status as a victimized religious minority while ignoring other factors cements ...
By: Hwei Mian Lim
Climate change takes a higher toll on women than on men. Women’s health and well-being, including their ...
By: Stephen Hopgood
The battle for human rights—as seen in the treatment of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar—may be losing ground ...
By: Julius Ibrani & Marte Hellema
Combined with growing fundamentalism and sectarianism, Indonesia once again is in dire need of a human ...
By: Sadhana Shrestha
Fundraising should never just be about money—it must also be about raising awareness of human rights ...
By: Michael Caster
Human rights defenders in China are increasingly using pre-recorded statements to control narratives ...
By: Michael Caster
When approaching digital security for human rights defenders in hostile environments, we need to think ...
By: Navaz Kotwal
Indian human rights workers do not want to engage with the police, but to enact real change, both sides ...
By: Robert Edward Precht
The presence of Western universities in China is on the rise, but they are not following UN principles ...
By: Marte Hellema
As online spaces become increasingly restricted, human rights activists must stay aware of the risks ...
By: Kiran Grewal
Preventing torture goes beyond understanding individuals—it requires changing an entire system that ...
By: Rachel Wahl
What is the best way for human rights activists to engage with perpetrators? There are ethical and strategic ...
By: Zahir Janmohamed
Donald Trump’s win in the US and Narendra Modi’s in India two years ago are both about the majority ...
By: Hou Ping
In China, new laws make fundraising even harder, but the LGBTQ community is getting creative.
By: Qian Cheng
To make headway on human rights in China, advocates need to get creative by partnering with state-owned ...
By: Richard J. Rogers
The ICC is now prioritizing crimes involving environmental destruction and land grabbing. How will this ...
By: Jeong-Woo Koo
A recent political uproar in South Korea has exacerbated the public’s diminishing trust in government ...
By: Henri Tiphagne & Marte Hellema
Protecting freedom of speech, assembly and association in Asia is the lynchpin to protecting all human ...
By: Peter Jacob
The debate about whether a state should be religious or secular doesn’t always affect how a society ...
By: Saul J. Takahashi
Japan fails to protect refugees—but arguing it should do so because its aging society needs new immigrants ...
By: Mark Aspinwall
Civil society could have played a key role in the Trans-Pacific Partnership—why were they left out?
By: Mathew Jacob
Volunteers in India are banding together to form a network that protects human rights defenders.
By: Vijay Nagaraj
If the transitional justice process in Sri Lanka ignores the indignities of poverty and everyday precariousness, ...
By: Aakar Patel
Amnesty International’s India hub focuses most of its fundraising efforts on domestic contributions, ...
By: Araddhya Mehtta
Taking lessons from history’s best dissenters, civil society is finding new ways to make cracks in shrinking ...
By: Ruki Fernando
Local and international activists have been crucial in getting a UN response in Sri Lanka.
By: Ahilan Kadirgamar & Swasthika Arulingam
As Sri Lanka moves on a new constitution and transitional justice process, it must prioritize local ...
By: Niran Anketell
Taking decisive steps towards accountability will be critical to reconciliation in Sri Lanka before ...
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