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Uganda’s LGBTI Community Comes Out with Magazine

In a country where homosexuality is considered illegal, the Ugandan lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) community has come out with a magazine. (03/09/2015)

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China’s Minor(ity) Problem

What are the reasons for increased violence between the Chinese government and minority groups?  By Tristan Abbott. (03/03/2015) 

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Human Rights Violations Inside EU

Is the EU hypocritical concerning human rights? By H.E. Dr. Walter Schwimmer. (Modern Diplomacy, 01/20/2015)

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IA Forum Interview with Reecha Upadhyay, The Asia Foundation

Reecha Upadhyay of The Asia Foundation disusses facts, perceptions, and myths about rape in India. Interviewed by Madison J. Myers. (09/29/2014)

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Children at the Border: Refugees from the Drug War?

Analysis of problems faced by children immigrating to the US as a result of the Drug War.  By Dr. Lynn Holland.  (07/08/2014)

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Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal

Are US/NATO efforts to empower women and equalize Afghan society undercut by the segregation policies of their own camps and insensitivity to local staff? By Jade Wu. (first appeared in Peace and Conflict Monitor, 07/09/2013; photo by Jade Wu)
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How Effective Is The International Criminal Court?

The ICC's handling of the Ocampo Six provides a prime example of the court's issues and provides further questions of its effectiveness. By Aislinn Killian. (07/12/2013)
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U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability

What does the Syrian confict mean for its refugees and regional stability? By Dr. Christos Kyrou. (09/20/2012)
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Human Rights Approach to Development: Case of EU-ACP Partnership

Analysis of the Cotonou Partnership between the ACP and the EU, focusing on the effectiveness of this new approach to development. By Andris Zimelis. (01/07/2011)
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One Year Later, Documentary Commemorates Death of Sergei Magnitsky

Report on the premiere of “Justice for Sergei" on the one year anniversary of the death of Russian lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, who died in a Moscow prison. By Marina Grushin. (IA-Forum, 11/21/2010)
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Child Migration: Challenging Common Misperceptions

Author examines to what extent the economic status of the child migrant and their household affect their decision to migrate. By Giulia Frontini. (08/07/2010)
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Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Intersection of National Security and International Justice

Interview with Tyler Moselle, Program Manager and Interim Executive Director at Harvard Kennedy School’s Carr Center for Human Rights Policy on the conflicts in Afghanistan and Pakistan about understanding of the challenges facing the system of international criminal justice. (Hauser Center, 07/23/2009)
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Israel and Sri Lanka: a media analysis of war crimes allegations

Report by Just Journalism, a UK-based research organization focused on how Israel and Middle East issues are reported in the UK media. (June 2009)
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Paper: Ending the Use of Child Soldiers in Armed Conflict

Author analyzes its causes and history; and explores challenges to halt the issue. By Runa Reta. (11/07/2007)
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Intenational Affairs Forum Interview: Peter Beinart and Scott McConnell

Peter Beinart, editor-at-large of the New Republic and Scott McConnell, current editor of The American Conservative, discuss questions about the UN and US foreign policy. By Jason Miks. (IA-Forum, 11/13/2006 and 11/18/2006)
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An overlooked crisis: Humanitarian consequences of the conflict in Libya

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IDPs, refugees, and violent extremism: From victims to vectors of change

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Why Mubarak Is Out

Background and analysis of factors leading to Mubarak's lo (9/1/2010)
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Warming Chad-Sudan Relations Necessary for Darfur Peace

Efforts by the Chadian and Sudanese governments to mend th (2/17/2010)
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The Bearded Gentleman

Rather than assassinate Iranian citizens abroad, which pro (12/8/2009)
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The Yuan Underrated, China Overrated

America is driven by innovation. China, running like a mad (11/10/2009)
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Europe Must Help Obama Close Guantanamo

Authors argue for a closing of Guantanamo Bay through a tr (8/3/2009)
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Ending 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'

The US Military needs to end their draconian bans of LGBT (6/24/2009)
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The Futility of Western Sanctions against Burma

Burma-watchers across the entire spectrum of opinion incre (5/1/2009)
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EDITORIALS
Genocide-labeling has always been political

Does Taphael Lemkin's definition of genocide apply to the 100 year old Armenian suffering at the hands of Turday?  By Tal Buenos. (04/24/2015)

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The Peril of Ethiopian Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia: A Life of Absolute Defenseless and Destitute

Author discusses the plight of Ethiopian migrant workers in Saudi Arabia facing human rights abuses. By Henok G. Gabisa. (11/17/2013)

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Human Trafficking – the Untamable Epidemic

A look at the root causes of human trafficking and possible steps to combat it. By Anuradha Kataria. (09/24/2012)
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The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?

Article, critical of Turkish politics that counter any success Armenians have achieved in their quest for recognition of the Turkish genocide of 1.5 million Armenians in 1915. By David Davidian. (03/10/2011)
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Afghanistan: Never Mind the Disabled

Author looks at issues faced by disabled in Afghanistan and critiques the lack of programs to assist them. By Fahim Kairy. (01/19/2011)
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Wearing the burqa in France: questioning integration models for Muslim communities in Europe?

Author explores the complexity of the burqa issue in France. By Valentine Pasquesoone. (IA-Forum, 11/03/2009)
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Last Ditch in Zimbabwe

Talk(s) may be cheap, but it’s all Zimbabwe has going for it. One problem along the way: South Africa is hardly an honest broker. By Jens F. Laurson & George A. Pieler (08/06/2008)
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Humanitarian Space in Iraq?

Argues for increased international action to address the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. By S.R. Brophy. (IA-Forum, 03/11/2007)
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The Case That Was

Author asks who should be held accountable after Milosevic's death; does his passing excuse him for the atrocities he committed against the citizens of Yugoslavia? By Tonya Jones. (IA-Forum, 3/13/2006)
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EU Misses Opportunity to Make Solid step towards the Creation of a Coherent Foreign Policy

Author argues that, in not addressing human rights abuses in Uzbekistan, the EU has missed an opportunity to be perceived as a key player in international affairs. By Jaclyn Jacobsen. (IA-Forum, 11/30/2005)
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