I am often plagued by the nonsensical way in which things operate. World systems for economy, international dialogue and civic participation all seem foreign to the way they should intuitively run.
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With delicious irony, the Government of Bahrain sent out a press release last week declaring that it "welcomes visits by all human rights organization...
The U.S. is apparently aware of evidence linking a high level Indonesian security official to the assassination of Munir Said Thalib, one of Indonesia's most outspoken human rights activists.
The Ma administration might turn its back on human rights because of narrow realpolitik, but it shouldn't prevent Taiwanese civil society from promoting these values by interacting with global activists.
By Andrew Hudson, Manager, Human Rights Defenders Program
Exposing links between local politicians and paramilitary death-squads normally doesn't sou...
In today's interconnected world, America's national security and the peace of the world is fundamentally interwoven with the advancement of human rights and democracy everywhere.
Goodbye to seating inhumane governments and regimes at the human rights table. Hello to removing inhumane governments and regimes at the human rights table.
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