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By: Marisa Viana & Ruby Johnson
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How can we truly value the experiences and perspectives of all generations that are so needed to forge our collective liberation?

By: Ricky Gunawan
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After a recent study revealed that drug law enforcement often targets poor people and vulnerable groups, the UN Working Group calls for the decriminalization of ...

 

By: Sarthak Gupta
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Although the Mental Health Care Act can be invoked to provide limited protective measures to the LGBTQIA+ community, a separate law is essential to entirely eradicate ...

 

By: Netherlands Helsinki Committee
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In today’s Turkey, lawyers themselves are being targeted—just for practicing their profession in accordance with the law.

By: Patricia Cruz Marín & James Cavallaro & Alejandro Anaya Muñoz
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Impunity in Mexico is not accidental, random, or involuntary. Instead, impunity results from a chain of actions taken with the express purpose of undermining investigations.

By: Amyn B. Sajoo
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Romanticizing the universal at the expense of local, subjective truths fails to account for how we arrive at global rights in the first place.

By: David Mattingly
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Here’s what the Fund for Global Human Rights learned from its second COVID-19 impact survey—and how the funding community can better support the crucial work that ...

 

By: Simten Coşar
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The withdrawal decision is the most recent step on the part of the ruling circles in their policy practices against gender equality, mostly based on Islamic moralistic ...

 

By: Meredith Veit
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The impact of lockdowns has been costly in more ways than one.

By: Rosa Pavanelli & Rossella De Falco
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At the latest G20 Global Health Summit, global health leaders seemed to have forgotten one of the most costly lessons of the pandemic.

By: Viviana Krsticevic
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Increasing the breadth of actors involved in the common platform of fundamental rights ideals would strengthen the human rights movement’s ability to hold its ground ...

 

By: Slava Balan & John Packer
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The Scottish report stands out for being forward-looking, distinguishing it from piecemeal and reactive approaches found amongst “advanced” democracies and countries ...

 

By: Barbara Keys
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The history of human rights efforts around the Games is mostly a history of failure.

By: Meredith Veit
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We should continue to advocate for imprisoned HRDs whose rights have been most restricted, as well as focus on preventative protection to ensure that their conditions ...

 

By: Vincent Ploton & Connie Moon Sehat
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Tech tools can provide great opportunities and challenges to document human rights violations, notably in contexts of acute crisis.

By: Claudio Schuftan
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Agostini neither offers a solution to what human rights defenders are supposed to do differently nor does he offer examples of how identity-based movements undermine ...

 

By: Zinaida Miller
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“We should certainly pursue bigger truths and more robust histories, better accounts of the reproduction of injustice, and better remedies for it.”

By: Meredith Veit
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Limitations on fundamental freedoms have been purposely and disproportionately used against activists who have refused to put their work on pause.

By: Thomas Murray
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Interwar Ireland offers a rich case-study of popular movements contesting economic and social rights ‘from below.’

By: Charles Walton
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Achieving a consensus on the terms of social obligation in a society based on equality is both complex and extremely important.

By: Ruti Teitel
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How much does the experience with humanitarian intervention account for the questioning of human rights, and to what extent is this experience central to cutting ...

 

By: Steven L. B. Jensen
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A new series explores different approaches to the temporalities of human rights history and how this relates to their past, present, and future

By: Shames Abdelwahab & Mallory Knodel
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The internet freedom community is best placed to navigate the balance between cybersecurity and cyber sovereignty, but it needs support from democratic countries ...

 

By: Délton Winter de Carvalho
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This lawsuit not only builds on undisputed constitutional rights, but also argues for a fundamental right to climate stability.

By: Cristian Ramos Miranda
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Acknowledging men and boys as victims and survivors after decades of neglect and skepticism, proves that the Council is increasingly taking the security implications ...

 

By: Mariana Rulli & Lucía Zanfardini
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On the 45th anniversary of the beginning of the last civic-military dictatorship in Argentina, this project aims to recover the voices of woman that had been previously ...

 

By: James Silk
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The greatest value of international human rights law has been as a language for people, communities, and social movements to use to demand respect for their human ...

 

By: Raymond A. Smith
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The impact of LGBTI human rights advances has been incremental and subtle, but one measure can be gleaned from the response of UN human rights institutions at the ...

 

By: Tatiana Andia Rey
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If we add the usual policy of transnational pharmaceutical companies to the usual policy of how developed countries operate, we begin to see why regions like Latin ...

 

By: Jackie Dugard & Jeff Handmaker & Bruce Porter
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Beyond the looming humanitarian and moral catastrophe of COVID-19, lie opportunities for mobilizing international human rights law to compel states to take action, ...

 

By: Jayati Ghosh
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An ‘every-country-for-itself’ approach is irrational and even counterproductive, yet that is exactly what has happened.

By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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In this OGR Up Close, a series of distinguished authors go beyond denouncing the vaccine apartheid. They advocate solutions that address the current health emergency ...

 

By: Nicolas Agostini
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How an overemphasis on subjectivity and lived experience in activism leads to expanding the scope of restrictions and ultimately threatening universal rights

By: Alicia Ely Yamin & Paul Farmer
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If we recognize that global health has colonial origins, we must also acknowledge that it remains deeply embedded in, and shaped by, interlocking systems of power.

By: César Rodríguez-Garavito
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Human rights analysts and practitioners will recognize in the decision of the German Court an important turn in the evolution of rights.

By: Frank Foley
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The UK looked set to undermine the international prohibition against torture, but relentless campaigning and shaming forced a change.

By: Kurt Mills & Rodger A. Payne
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Once immediate policies have minimized Trump Stink, what are the implications for the US’ long-term identity?

By: Juan Pablo Bohoslavsky  & Francisco Cantamutto
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Human rights have the power and mandate to challenge the orthodox economic policies that the IMF promotes.

By: OGR Admin

An OGR and JustLabs Guide on futures thinking

By: Meg Satterthwaite
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Human rights advocates should become reliable partners to movements led by the communities experiencing grave rights deprivations.

By: Samuel Moyn
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"If human rights are in crisis, it is not because of some problem in their normative content."

By: David Kaye
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Human rights law needs to evolve in order to meet the challenges and reconceptualized international law and institutions of this moment.

By: Tarini Manchanda
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“We want to live safe lives, and this is how we want to live. We don’t just care for ourselves, we care for the animals.”

By: Iverna McGowan
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Without inbuilt protections, the European Union's new law billed as a new constitution for the internet could inadvertently empower governments set on shrinking ...

 

By: Jonas Bull & Sacha Feierabend
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How can human rights inform our understanding of mental health support services?

By: Paul Rissman
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Civil society should embrace the opportunity to partner with new allies to foster real and enduring change.

By: Vivetha Thambinathan & Thevya Balendran
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The UNHRC should explore and employ a wide range of tools and mechanisms to address human rights violations, war crimes, and crimes against humanity.

By: Daniel Morris
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We need to collect more and better data and explore how gender equality is engaged at different stages of the procurement cycle.

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