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Uganda’s LGBTI Community Comes Out with Magazine
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
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
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
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?
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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The Peril of Ethiopian Migrant Workers in Saudi Arabia: A Life of Absolute Defenseless and Destitute
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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Even In Afghanistan, Separate Is Not Equal
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 Co... Read More...


How Effective Is The International Criminal Court?
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) Read More...


Human Trafficking – the Untamable Epidemic
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) Read More...


U.S. Policy on Syria from the Perspective of Refugee Security and Regional Stability
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) Read More...


The Second Move in the 2011 Genocide Obfuscation Gambit?
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... Read More...


Why Mubarak Is Out
Why Mubarak Is Out
Background and analysis of factors leading to Mubarak's loss of power. By Paul Arnar. (Jadaliyya, 02/01/2011) Read More...


Afghanistan: Never Mind the Disabled
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) Read More...


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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) Read More...


One Year Later, Documentary Commemorates Death of Sergei Magnitsky
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) Read More...


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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) Read More...


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Warming Chad-Sudan Relations Necessary for Darfur Peace
Efforts by the Chadian and Sudanese governments to mend their relations will only have a positive impact on the security situation in Darfur if each government takes positive steps to resolve their in... Read More...


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The Bearded Gentleman
Rather than assassinate Iranian citizens abroad, which proved a constant irritant between Iran and host countries, the Islamic Republic has developed much more sophisticated mechanisms to control its ... Read More...


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Ending 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'
The US Military needs to end their draconian bans of LGBT people in its military. By Lawrence J. Korb, Sean Duggan, and Laura Conley. (The Center for American Progress, 06/24/2009) Read More...


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Swords and Ploughshares: Sustainable Security in Afghanistan Requires Sweeping U.S. Policy Overhaul
The breadth and complexity of the security challenges facing the United States abroad often defy solution through the application of military force alone. The Sustainable Security Program at the Cente... Read More...


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The Yuan Underrated, China Overrated
America is driven by innovation. China, running like a madman, still lags far behind on this issue and relies more heavily on industry and agriculture. China needs to change, in order to let its peop... Read More...


Wearing the burqa in France: questioning integration models for Muslim communities in Europe?
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) Read More...


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Europe Must Help Obama Close Guantanamo
Authors argue for a closing of Guantanamo Bay through a transatlantic solution. By Mark Rhinard and Erik Brattberg. Swedish Institute of International Affairs. (Washington Post, 08/03/2009) Read More...


Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Intersection of National Security and International Justice
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 understa... Read More...


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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) Read More...


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The Economic Drivers of Human Trafficking: Micro-Evidence from Five Eastern European Countries
A working paper regarding the economic drivers of human trafficking. By Toman Omar Mahmoud and Christoph Trebesch. (Kiel Institute for the World Economy, February 2009) Read More...


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The Futility of Western Sanctions against Burma
Burma-watchers across the entire spectrum of opinion increasingly now agree that in seeking to change that awful situation, there is little point in continuing a policy of economic containment, writes... Read More...


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Human Rights as Ramrod
Editorial critical of recent UN Human Rights Report contending that Greece has proved lacking in respect to minorities, specifically Turks and Macedonians. (RIEAS, 03/09/2009) Read More...


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Nerves On Test
No political solution is in sight to conflict in Sri Lanka even as the prolonged war spells misery to hapless citizens caught in the crossfire. By B. Murlidhar Reddy (Frontline, 04/11/2009) Read More...


Last Ditch in Zimbabwe
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) Read More...


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