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By: Vanja Skoric
To address the rights implications of AI, legal and human rights professionals must develop broader ...
By: Christiaan van Veen
A landmark judgement in the Netherlands shows how technology used by governments to stop welfare fraud ...
By: Daniela Ikawa
To identify a contemporary authoritarian regime, we can start by asking what Hungary and Brazil have ...
By: Koldo Casla & Kath Dalmeny
Some people believe that there is a lot of skepticism towards international human rights in England, ...
By: Małgorzata Szuleka
The democratic community in Poland is under threat, but activists and judges who use the constitution ...
By: Tatiana Tolsteneva
Russia’s non-profit sector has been playing a constant game of catch-up—can new media technologies break ...
By: Jackie Smith & Joshua Cooper
Declining economic conditions in cities and communities around the world have inspired more people to ...
By: Quincy Cloet
While many Ukranians place their hopes in the ICC to end impunity, improving the local judiciary could ...
By: Koldo Casla
If Putin was right, and liberalism is dead, what would be the future of human rights in global politics?
By: Alison Berthet
It’s clear that regulation of AI must start now, but why do emerging frameworks primarily talk about ...
By: Ise Bosch & Claudia Bollwinkel
Philanthropy can repeat oppressive patterns, or it can transform donor-recipient relations by giving ...
By: Rostislav Valvoda
NGOs in Eastern Europe and Central Asia have shown resilience under pressure by inventing new ways to ...
By: Adrian Coman
A landmark case on same-sex marriage in Romania could expand the possibilities for LGBT rights in the ...
By: Almut Rochowanski
Many NGOs in the North Caucasus have survived the panic of Russia’s “foreign agent” law, but not all ...
By: Koldo Casla
Traveller communities in Ireland are using international human rights law to monitor their housing conditions ...
By: Leyla-Denisa Obreja
The European Court of Human Rights is supposed to help victims of rights violations seek justice, but ...
After years of coverage about how the “foreign agent law” would spell the end of freedom of association ...
By: Stefania Kapronczay & Anna Kertész
Dropping defensive tactics and reframing human rights in a relatable way are both key to responding ...
By: Dimitrina Petrova
Human rights NGOs in Central and Eastern Europe are facing increased hostility from governments and ...
By: PeiYao Chen & Natalia Karbowska
A new measurement tool helps social movement actors identify where they are progressing and where they ...
By: Nadejda Dermendjieva & Gergana Kutseva
In Bulgaria, women’s rights, feminism, and LGBTQ rights are inflammatory topics, and one women’s fund ...
By: David Kode
Governments from Uganda to Poland are silencing activists and organizations that criticize them—what ...
By: Katharina Rall
As attacks on environmental rights defenders escalate, the stakes are high for the upcoming climate ...
By: Sergei Golubok
The whole European system of human rights protection is powerless when confronted with bad faith, and ...
By: Laura A. Henry
When indigenous rights are not observed, communities that shift their demands from the state to the ...
Thousands of people are being evicted in Spain due to austerity measures, and women are disproportionately ...
By: Kristi Pinderi
For many, activism can be healthy and healing.
By: Ana Bracic
A video game experiment in Slovenia reveals discriminatory practices against the Roma—what else might ...
By: Grigory Okhotin
With heightened restrictions on foreign funding, reporting on the Russian government’s repression requires ...
By: Joe Westby
A UK judgement on Shell’s operations in Nigeria yet again shows the need to prevent powerful multinationals ...
By: Laura Piazza
There is no “one-size-fits-all” approach to campaigning for today’s LGBTI activists, but providing support ...
By: Péter Krekó
Hungary is using Russia’s playbook to close down civil society space, and many Western allies are hardly ...
By: David Barrett
Inequality may be compatible with human rights, but not if it violates the right to non-discrimination.
By: Phil Bloomer
The economy we have built isn’t the economy that delivers shared prosperity and shared security for ...
By: Jamie Burton & Alice Donald & Koldo Casla
UK governments have claimed austerity measures are necessary while ignoring the disproportionate adverse ...
By: Marko Ivkovic
Using polling data, the National Democratic Institute is helping LGBTI groups in southeastern Europe ...
By: Stephen Hopgood
Given the toxic politics of Farage, Johnson, Le Pen and Trump, will human rights be enough to resist ...
By: Benjamin Ward
It is in uncertain times—like the aftermath of the Brexit vote—that we need human rights the most.
By: Claudia Bollwinkel
Activists are using a multi-van in Germany to help female refugees cope with violence and harassment.
By: John Torpey
The refugee protection regime works if it remains limited to those genuinely fleeing persecution — though ...
By: Jenny Hodgson
As local rights groups seek alternative funding sources, the closing space for civil society makes this ...
By: Orysia Lutsevych
“Partly free” countries in the post-Soviet space must fight even harder now to protect growing civil ...
By: Upendra Baxi
Protecting the rights of refugees and migrants requires a response based in hospitality not hostility.
By: Zoe Gudovic
Becoming agents of change for women’s rights in Serbian society requires creativity in building connections ...
By: Theodore P. Gerber
Despite Putin’s clampdown on Russian civil society, public opinion trends point to growing support for ...
By: Neil Crowther
Effective counter-framing is crucial to improve public opinion on human rights.
By: Rachel Krys
Amidst widespread negative views on human rights in the UK, public opinion research can help improve ...
By: Kathy Frankovic
When political polls go wrong, many people start to doubt polling entirely. But that’s a costly mistake.
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