Conflict and Human Rights

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 ...
Is There a Hierarchy of Human Rights and Human Rights Reporting?

Is There a Hierarchy of Human Rights and Human Rights Reporting?

I believe that just as there is a hierarchy of rights, as discussed by human rights scholars, there is also a ...
Dignifying the most vulnerable ‘in’ and ‘through’ Security Council Resolution 2139

Dignifying the most vulnerable ‘in’ and ‘through’ Security Council Resolution 2139

Conflict — perhaps like no other happening — illuminates our shared vulnerability to hurt and harm of unimaginable ...
Lessons from Daimler

Lessons from Daimler

On January 14, 2014, as one of the first decisions of the new year, the United States Supreme Court held that ...
Human Rights in Disputed Territories – Affixing Responsibility

Human Rights in Disputed Territories – Affixing Responsibility

 “Human rights do not have any borders. It is vital to address underlying human rights issues in disputed ...
Palestinian Refugees in Syria: A Primer For Advocacy

Palestinian Refugees in Syria: A Primer For Advocacy

In the face of crisis, it is very easy for those of us in neither government nor humanitarian work to switch off ...

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