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November 25, 2019By: Beatrice Tulagan
Declaring a climate emergency is not enough, but women activists in Asia are pushing for these declarations ...
April 24, 2019By: John Packer
The Myanmar state can and must be held accountable for the genocide being perpetrated against the Rohingya, ...
November 6, 2018By: Yanzi Peng
China’s engagement in UN human rights reviews provides real opportunities to advance protection for ...
October 3, 2018By: Robert C. Blitt
Malaysia’s recent caning of a homosexual couple reflects a larger problem with the Organization of Islamic ...
February 20, 2018By: Urantsooj Gombosuren & Marte Hellema
In the volatility in Asia's human rights situations, can rights defenders and organizations stay globally ...
December 13, 2017By: Lorenzo Urbinati & Sejin Kim
Data on human rights violations in Asia proves the need to establish a network of protection mechanisms ...
December 7, 2017By: Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
To insist on the Rohingya status as a victimized religious minority while ignoring other factors cements ...
November 6, 2017By: Hwei Mian Lim
Climate change takes a higher toll on women than on men. Women’s health and well-being, including their ...
October 10, 2017By: Stephen Hopgood
The battle for human rights—as seen in the treatment of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar—may be losing ground ...
August 30, 2017By: Julius Ibrani & Marte Hellema
Combined with growing fundamentalism and sectarianism, Indonesia once again is in dire need of a human ...
June 13, 2017By: Michael Caster
Human rights defenders in China are increasingly using pre-recorded statements to control narratives ...
May 9, 2017By: Michael Caster
When approaching digital security for human rights defenders in hostile environments, we need to think ...
April 26, 2017By: Navaz Kotwal
Indian human rights workers do not want to engage with the police, but to enact real change, both sides ...
April 25, 2017By: Robert Edward Precht
The presence of Western universities in China is on the rise, but they are not following UN principles ...
March 23, 2017By: Marte Hellema
As online spaces become increasingly restricted, human rights activists must stay aware of the risks ...
March 15, 2017By: Kiran Grewal
Preventing torture goes beyond understanding individuals—it requires changing an entire system that ...
February 22, 2017By: Hou Ping
In China, new laws make fundraising even harder, but the LGBTQ community is getting creative.
December 6, 2016By: Qian Cheng
To make headway on human rights in China, advocates need to get creative by partnering with state-owned ...
October 19, 2016By: Richard J. Rogers
The ICC is now prioritizing crimes involving environmental destruction and land grabbing. How will this ...
September 27, 2016By: Jeong-Woo Koo
A recent political uproar in South Korea has exacerbated the public’s diminishing trust in government ...
July 25, 2016By: Henri Tiphagne & Marte Hellema
Protecting freedom of speech, assembly and association in Asia is the lynchpin to protecting all human ...
June 15, 2016By: Saul J. Takahashi
Japan fails to protect refugees—but arguing it should do so because its aging society needs new immigrants ...
June 6, 2016By: Mark Aspinwall
Civil society could have played a key role in the Trans-Pacific Partnership—why were they left out?
February 13, 2016By: James A. Goldston
The trials in a special, internationally-backed Court in Cambodia of Khmer Rouge leaders offer important ...
January 28, 2016By: Haris Azhar
The ASEAN Economic Community should insert human rights rules into its implementation plan before integrating ...
January 20, 2016By: Linda To
To get funding amidst intense non-profit competition in Hong Kong, human rights groups must get creative.
December 3, 2015By: Bolor Legjeem
Despite an economic crisis, some Mongolian companies still respond to carefully constructed funding ...
August 10, 2015By: Kathy Frankovic
Many activists in Myanmar (Burma) are very skeptical of public opinion polling. But these polls are ...
July 3, 2015By: Jeong-Woo Koo
External, “objective” measures of South Korea’s human rights progress will only take us so far. What ...
April 21, 2015By: Anne Meike Fetcher
Is “Do-It-Yourself-Aid” the answer to funding rights work? Anne-Meike Fechter describes this model, ...
December 1, 2014By: Ahmad Sueady
Indonesia’s rising religious intolerance stems from a political pact struck between former president ...
November 26, 2014By: Phelim Kine
Although Indonesia has long been seen as a religiously moderate country, Sunni Muslim militants are ...
April 16, 2014By: Wai Yan Phone
Myanmar is taking significant strides towards political and economic liberalization after decades of ...
November 15, 2013By: William Nee
Even as China grows in wealth, it has yet to fully develop a culture of philanthropy – one that is free ...
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