Conflict and Human Rights

“Classic Human Rights Law Territory”: Why the HRC need to talk about drones

“Classic Human Rights Law Territory”: Why the HRC need to talk about drones

A US drone strike killed two suspected militants in northwest Pakistan last Saturday, in an attack which marks the ...
Providing Syrian Survivors of Torture Access to Rehabilitation Services

Providing Syrian Survivors of Torture Access to Rehabilitation Services

Mental health and other rehabilitation services can be key to restoring basic functioning and facilitate resilience
Where will the US go after Kiobel?

Where will the US go after Kiobel?

Last year, the landmark US Supreme Court decision of Kiobel held that the presumption against extraterritorial ...
Iraq Needs Incisive Measures from the UN Security Council

Iraq Needs Incisive Measures from the UN Security Council

The current US military operations in Northern Iraq, resisting troops belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and ...
Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine

Internally Displaced Persons in Ukraine

Well over 300,000 people have been displaced from their homes due to the ongoing violence in Ukraine. We have seen ...
Male Rape in Armed Conflicts: Why We Should Talk About It

Male Rape in Armed Conflicts: Why We Should Talk About It

Sexual violence represents one of the most serious forms of violation of an individual’s human rights. Although ...
Repression of Nonviolent Activism in Syria

Repression of Nonviolent Activism in Syria

These days, nonviolent activists in Syria find themselves targeted on one side by the Syrian regime, and on the ...
Sexual Violence in Modern Myanmar

Sexual Violence in Modern Myanmar

The Oxford Burma Alliance will be hosting a roundtable on sexual violence in Burma. It will be chaired by Dr ...
Una “Ley Magnitsky” para Venezuela

Una “Ley Magnitsky” para Venezuela

Ya transcurrió más de un mes desde que los venezolanos salieron masivamente a las calles para protestar por la ...
La criminalización de la protesta: represión y violaciones a derechos humanos en Venezuela

La criminalización de la protesta: represión y violaciones a derechos humanos en Venezuela

En Venezuela, protestas contra el gobierno están siendo brutalmente reprimidas; muchos manifestantes han sido ...
50 Years Later, Still in Search of Truth: Challenges Facing Truth Commissions in Brazil

50 Years Later, Still in Search of Truth: Challenges Facing Truth Commissions in Brazil

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the military coup, which initiated the latest and the longest Brazilian ...
Why the U.S. Needs a Magnitsky Act for Venezuela

Why the U.S. Needs a Magnitsky Act for Venezuela

It has been a month since the Venezuelan people took to the streets to protest against the precarious situation in ...

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