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Language Barriers: The Need to Expand Translation and Interpretation Services Across the US-Mexico Border
Language Barriers: The Need to Expand Translation and Interpretation Services Across the US-Mexico Border

Author argues for improved interpreter and translation services for asylum seekers at the US-Mexico border. By Hannah Pell. (12/23/2023)

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Pakistan: A Beacon of Hope for Minority Rights
Pakistan: A Beacon of Hope for Minority Rights

Looking at minority rights in Pakistan, successes and issues. By Abdul Mussawer Safi. (09/17/2023)

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The Truth Cannot be Hidden: US Senate and Congress members spoke about human rights and democratic values violation in India
The Truth Cannot be Hidden: US Senate and Congress members spoke about human rights and democratic values violation in India

The U.S. has voiced concerns about freedoms and rights in India. What are they? By Abdul Mussawer Safi. (07/31/2023)

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The Supreme Court's Decision on Affirmative Action: A True Loss for Society
The Supreme Court's Decision on Affirmative Action: A True Loss for Society

Author argues that the Supreme Court's recent ruling on affirmative action is a backwards step in our collective mission for equality. By Iuri M. Piovezan. (07/27/2023)

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A Lack of Education: The Human Rights Violation that Needs to End
A Lack of Education: The Human Rights Violation that Needs to End

Author calls for the international community to stop barriers for refugee education. By Molly McLeod. (06/27/2023)

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Child Prisoners in Pakistan: Unveiling the Nexus between Their Plight and Economic Implications
Child Prisoners in Pakistan: Unveiling the Nexus between Their Plight and Economic Implications

The causes and implications of child prisoners in Pakistan. By Farrah Saleem. (05/31/2023)

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Why Birthright Citizenship Should be a Human Right
Why Birthright Citizenship Should be a Human Right

Presenting an argument for birthright citizenship as s human right. By Emilia Rodriguez. (05/13/2023)

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Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in IDP Camps: A Case of Nigerian Aid Workers Using Female IDPs for Self-Pleasure
Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in IDP Camps: A Case of Nigerian Aid Workers Using Female IDPs for Self-Pleasure

The need to address sexual exploitation of displaced underage girls in Nigerian camps. By Matilda Ajibola. (04/24/2023)

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Human Rights in Thailand: Interview with Professor Tyrell Haberkorn
Human Rights in Thailand: Interview with Professor Tyrell Haberkorn

Professor Tyrell Haberkorn discusses human rights issues and democracy in Thailand. (03/28/2023)

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The Weaponization of Statelessness
The Weaponization of Statelessness

Author argues against countries using policies to promote statelessness.  By Jad Vianu. (03/15/2023)

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Do Not Report This!: Restrictions on Freedom of Speech in Times of War
Do Not Report This!: Restrictions on Freedom of Speech in Times of War

Author explores "right to have rights" in the context of the Ukrainian conflict and possible repercussion. By Victoria Portnaia. (03/07/2023)

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IA Forum Winter 2023 - Human Rights
IA Forum Winter 2023 - Human Rights

This new issue of International Affairs Forum presents interviews, essays, and opinion pieces from worldwide experts discussing Human Rights. 03/07/2023

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Criminalizing Ecocide to Achieve Climate Justice
Criminalizing Ecocide to Achieve Climate Justice

Examing 'Ecocide' and its prospects for its application for climate justice. By Genevieve Cabadas. (03/03/2023)

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The Genocide of A Culture: The Uyghurs
The Genocide of A Culture: The Uyghurs

Authors argue that the plight of the Uyghurs must be deemed as genocide.  By Annabelle Siow and Gerselle Koh. (03/01/2023)

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Another Toothless International Organization: the African Union’s Response to Human Rights abuses in Ethiopia
Another Toothless International Organization: the African Union’s Response to Human Rights abuses in Ethiopia

The African Union has failed to protect human rights in Ethiopia. By Ryan Miller. (12/27/2022)

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America is Indispensable in Protecting Human Rights and Freedom
America is Indispensable in Protecting Human Rights and Freedom

The U.S. role as a world leader in the ongoing struggle for human rights continues. (12/19/2022)

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Will Iran’s Women-led Counter-Revolution Succeed?
Will Iran’s Women-led Counter-Revolution Succeed?

What are the challenges for the women-led protests in Iran?  By Naad-e-Ali Sulehria. (11/29/2022)

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It’s Time to Reprimand Iran
It’s Time to Reprimand Iran

Author argues Iran’s human rights violations need to be condemned and international pressure should increase for reform. By Jenna Dauria. (10/27/2022)

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Armenophobia: Enemy and Dehumanizing Images
Armenophobia: Enemy and Dehumanizing Images

The need for Turkey and Armenia to reconcile the Armenian genocide and move forward.  By Kathryn Maldonado. (10/04/2022)

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How the United States Violates the Rights of Undocumented Workers
How the United States Violates the Rights of Undocumented Workers

Examining U.S. failure to protect and enforce human rights protections for undocumented workers.  By Diane Cruz. (12/21/2021)

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The Philippines’ Anti-Terrorism Act: A Permission Slip for Human Rights Violations
The Philippines’ Anti-Terrorism Act: A Permission Slip for Human Rights Violations

Author calls for more action towards the current human rights situation in the Philippines, particularly regarding the Anti-Terrorism Law.  By Mirashaye Basa. (05/06/2021)

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Examining Potential Steps Towards Transitional Justice in the United States
Examining Potential Steps Towards Transitional Justice in the United States

Analyzing efforts needed to successfullly implement transitional justice in the US. By Sydney Lang. (05/04/2021)

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Trinity for Scrutiny:  Council of Europe, Human Rights instruments and Citizens
Trinity for Scrutiny: Council of Europe, Human Rights instruments and Citizens

Essay discusses the ongoing erosion of human rights in Europe and the efforts of the Council of Europe to protect and upheld them via the Tromsø legal instrument which recently entered into a force... Read More...



No Human Rights without Right to Know
No Human Rights without Right to Know

Essay discusses the ongoing erosion of human rights in Europe and the efforts of the Council of Europe to protect and upheld them via the Tromsø legal instrument which recently entered into a force... Read More...



Improving human rights through empowering citizens and rebuilding trust across Europe
Improving human rights through empowering citizens and rebuilding trust across Europe

The ongoing erosion of human rights in Europe and the efforts of the Council of Europe to protect and upheld them.  By Chloé Bernadaux. (02/16/2021)

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Of Privacy, EU and of Human  Rights – 75 years After
Of Privacy, EU and of Human Rights – 75 years After

Lizzie O’Shea discusses Human Rights issues at the recent IFIMES Vienna Process Conference.  By Nora Wolf. (09/02/2020)

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Throwback to a powerful and timely HR message addressed to the citizens of the world
Throwback to a powerful and timely HR message addressed to the citizens of the world

Report on Professor Manfred Nowak's discussion about Human Rights at the recent IFIMES Conference in Vienna. By Nora Wolf. (08/21/2020)

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Legacy of Antifascism for the Common Pan-European Future
Legacy of Antifascism for the Common Pan-European Future

Speech by Manfred Nowak from IFIMES conference, From the Victory Day to Corona Disarray: 75 years of Europe’s Collective Security and Human Rights System.&n... Read More...



It Is Time for Reparations
It Is Time for Reparations

How governments around the world are committing Human Rights violations through inaction. By Alexandra Byrne. (01/16/2020)

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Bleeding them Dry: America’s Vampiric Relationship with Puerto Rico
Bleeding them Dry: America’s Vampiric Relationship with Puerto Rico

Essay argues that American human rights violations against Puerto Rico are a major contributor to Puerto Rico's current economic debt crisis. By Kevin Bloodworth II.  (12/30/2019)

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