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April 23, 2019By: Param-Preet Singh
In giving undue weight to politics and practicalities in their decision to abandon war crimes investigations ...
March 12, 2019By: Jessica Montell
Israeli occupation is the root cause of Palestinian suffering. Litigation won’t change that, but it ...
November 13, 2018By: Who Profits Research Center
Restrictions on Palestinian mobile companies mean that Israeli companies reap profits from
September 19, 2018By: Charu Lata Hogg
A new report suggests sexual violence against men and boys in widespread in the Syria conflict. And ...
August 8, 2018By: Ivor Chipkin
Powerful civil society coalitions have re-emerged in South Africa, using litigation, social mobilization, ...
July 24, 2018By: Khaled Mansour
In the last few years, the Egyptian government has launched an unprecedented crackdown on civil society, ...
June 26, 2018By: Dilek Kurban
Erdoğan will likely succeed in removing the only genuine political opposition in the Turkish Parliament. ...
June 20, 2017By: Yara Sallam
Is there a trade off between protecting your mental health as an activist and doing effective work?
June 14, 2017By: Amandine Rushenguziminega
A new levy in the African Union could lead to more financial independence—but who is funding human rights?
May 16, 2017By: Yael Zeira
Experiments show international recognition of statehood could change popular support for violence in ...
May 8, 2017By: Yonatan Lupu
Understanding the logic of expectations could help us predict why some people follow orders to violate ...
May 3, 2017By: Gulnaz Anjum & Adam Chilton
Experiments on support for women’s rights in Pakistan could improve the implementation and enforcement ...
April 19, 2017By: Mahmood Monshipouri
Engagement with Iranian human rights perpetrators might help someday, but in the current political climate ...
December 20, 2016By: M. B.
In countries where fear is employed as a weapon against freedom of speech, satire is one of the strongest ...
December 14, 2016By: Rachel Schmidt
When children become the lead players in recruitment strategies, how can child protection advocates ...
October 26, 2016By: Dahlia Scheindlin
In Israel, public support for the term, “human rights,” is falling; support for actual human rights ...
August 18, 2016By: Amel Fahmy
Egypt is considering tougher sentences and stiffer fines for doctors and parents who perform female ...
August 11, 2016By: Richard Falk
There are risks for human rights in the post-coup purges in Turkey. But we must applaud more loudly ...
August 9, 2016By: Maayan Geva
How different are human rights organizations and the state institutions they challenge? A key Israel ...
June 14, 2016By: Hakan Altinay
Associating progressive social policies with Islam may unsettle some, yet the parallels are there and ...
May 25, 2016By: Sean Luna Mcadams
If refugee advocates don’t shine a light on budgets, it will be nearly impossible to ensure sustained ...
May 24, 2016By: Rachel Schmidt
Partnering with a comedienne and taking to social media, Human Rights Watch is getting creative to gain ...
May 11, 2016By: John Torpey
The refugee protection regime works if it remains limited to those genuinely fleeing persecution — though ...
May 4, 2016By: Brad Gutierrez
International humanitarian law is not a diplomatic conversation devoid of real world implications, and ...
April 20, 2016By: Iva Dobichina & Poonam Joshi
Silencing activists in the name of security can stifle actors most likely to challenge extremist ideologies, ...
April 18, 2016By: Cathal Gilbert
Civil society organisations are targeted because political elites know they have power. But where is ...
April 12, 2016By: Neva O. Öztürk & Cavidan Soykan
The Refugee Convention was designed for an earlier era, but there seems little will to update its provisions ...
March 31, 2016By: Roni Amit & Loren B. Landau
The best refugee legislation in the world will have little effect when those seeking protection are ...
March 23, 2016By: Susan M. Akram
Host states impose greater restrictions on refugees’ rights at least partly because Western states aren’t ...
February 5, 2016By: Hillel Ben-Sasson
Marked as traitors by the dominant Right for relying on foreign aid, Israeli liberal NGOs need a wider ...
November 17, 2015By: Colin Irwin
Why have global leaders continually been ignoring the views of Muslims—and especially of Syrians—on ...
November 4, 2015By: Dahlia Scheindlin
Winning the public’s trust requires that NGOs be open to understanding, and respecting, the public’s ...
October 7, 2015By: Tamar Hermann
Israeli public opinion is not nearly as anti-democratic as is often depicted. Israeli leadership, however, ...
September 29, 2015By: Zine El Abidine Meknassi
Moroccan authorities still use old methods of oppressing opponents. Without popular support, can human ...
September 23, 2015By: Dahlia Scheindlin
Backed into a corner, Israeli human rights groups are trying to better understand and utilize public ...
September 14, 2015By: Khalil Shikaki
Public perception on human rights in the Middle East can provide important insights on state building.
September 7, 2015By: Erica Weiss
Experience of intense combat not only turns Israeli soldiers against conflict resolution, it can also ...
July 28, 2015By: Rachid Touhtou & James Ron & Shannon Golden
Without building a strong popular base, the Moroccan human rights community cannot capitalize on its ...
July 7, 2015By: Meriem El Haitami & Shannon Golden & James Ron
Pundits say that religion and human rights are opposing forces in Morocco, especially around women’s ...
June 30, 2015By: Jessica Montell
Polls help identify wedge issues, but what happens if human rights activists only pick fights they can ...
June 30, 2015By: Dahlia Scheindlin
Polls indicate that Jewish Israelis generally support the concept of human rights, but are less supportive ...
June 22, 2015By: Ruben Reike
Evidence from Syria and Libya suggests that linkages between the ICC and R2P are not always win-win.
June 16, 2015By: Valentina Azarov
Noisy discussions in the Israeli/Palestinian context have obscured how the ICC’s role may impact Israel’s ...
April 28, 2015By: Leslie Vinjamuri
While civil society pushes a rights-first agenda in Palestine, resistance towards Palestine’s ICC membership ...
March 31, 2015By: Dimi Reider
If Israeli human rights groups are labeled fronts for foreign interests due to their funding, what does ...
February 27, 2015By: Farah Souames
Intolerance towards Algerian Jews has been driven by geopolitics and history, not religion.
February 25, 2015By: Thomas Ebbs & Elham Saudi
The ICC has issued only 3 indictments in Libya, and no new ones since 2011 – even amidst growing violence. ...
February 23, 2015By: Jack Snyder
Religious progressives are vital for Egypt’s human rights; secular groups can’t do it alone.
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