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Where the Thai Criminal Justice System Fails
Where the Thai Criminal Justice System Fails
Author examines issues and failures surrounding the Thai justice system. By Jena Musmar. (05/15/2024) Read More...


Without the right to have rights. The case of Ms Shamima Begum, a victim of child- trafficking made stateless by the UK government.
Without the right to have rights. The case of Ms Shamima Begum, a victim of child- trafficking made stateless by the UK government.
Author examines the case of Ms Shamima Begum, a British teenager who, in 2015, was groomed and trafficked to Syria to marry an ISIS fighter. By Dr. Danila Genovese. (05/12/2024) Read More...


War and Development: Is the Stagnation the Price of Peace?
War and Development: Is the Stagnation the Price of Peace?

Author revisits the literature on the connection between civil war and development. Is stagnation “the cost” of peace, as Jinan Ganesh recently argued?  By David Shipton. (04/25/2024)

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El Salvador’s Mass Imprisonment: Do the ends justify the means? A look at the Country’s Human Rights Abuses, Safety, and Future of Democracy
El Salvador’s Mass Imprisonment: Do the ends justify the means? A look at the Country’s Human Rights Abuses, Safety, and Future of Democracy

Analysis of El Salvador's mass imprisonment of gang members. By Bella Sigler. (04/19/2024)

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The Girl from Sarajevo: Remembering Zlata’s Diary
The Girl from Sarajevo: Remembering Zlata’s Diary

Author reflects on Zlata’s Diary and the 90s war in Bosnia. By Caleb Mills. (04/11/2024)

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New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Europe and the EU; Addressing Climate Change
New Issue of International Affairs Forum: Europe and the EU; Addressing Climate Change

Read the latest issue of International Affairs Forum where experts from around the world, includi... Read More...



Closing the Doors to Europe: Will the European Union’s External Migration Policy Work?
Closing the Doors to Europe: Will the European Union’s External Migration Policy Work?

In this article from our Winter 2024 issue of International Affairs Forum, Dr. Bernd Parusel discusses the European Union's... Read More...



EU’s Eastern Border and Inconvenient Truths
EU’s Eastern Border and Inconvenient Truths

In this article from our Winter 2024 issue of International Affairs Forum, Dr. Aleksandra Ancite-Jepifánova analyzes migrat... Read More...



Leave No Stone Unturned: The History of Prolonged Conflict and Gender-Based Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Leave No Stone Unturned: The History of Prolonged Conflict and Gender-Based Sexual Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Author examines Congo's history of conflict, including gender-based violence. By Imani Kerre-Mongi. (03/27/2024)

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IA Forum Winter 2024 - Europe -- and Addressing Climate Change
IA Forum Winter 2024 - Europe -- and Addressing Climate Change

In the new 2024 issue of International Affairs Forum, experts from around the world discuss Europe and the EU plus Addressing Climate Change. (03/21/2024)

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New Frontiers in International Law: Myanmar's Genocide Case in Light of Lessons from Serbia’s Trial
New Frontiers in International Law: Myanmar's Genocide Case in Light of Lessons from Serbia’s Trial

Article employs the concept of “attribution” to explain why the ICJ acquitted Serbia of responsibility, and explores the relevance of attribution to the Myanmar genocide case in order to generate i... Read More...



Navigating the Complex Terrain: Marginalized Communities in Pakistan
Navigating the Complex Terrain: Marginalized Communities in Pakistan

Overview of challenges and issues facing minorities in Pakistan. By Zainab Rana and Maryam Arif. (02/26/2024)

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Empowering Elegance
Empowering Elegance

Essay explores how veiling serves as an empowering tool, resisting societal objectification and promoting self-worth. By Livia Berman. (02/02/2024)

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The Perennial Target: Understanding the Persistence of Anti-Semitism
The Perennial Target: Understanding the Persistence of Anti-Semitism

Historical examination of anti-Semitism. By Kritee Chopra Sharma. (11/13/2023)

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Rohingya Refugees in India: Analysis of the Perceived Security Threats
Rohingya Refugees in India: Analysis of the Perceived Security Threats

Author provides analysis of Rohingya refugee issue in India. By Priyanka Sharma. (08/08/2023)

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Challenges to Religious Freedom: Apprehensions Regarding Sikhs in Modern-day India
Challenges to Religious Freedom: Apprehensions Regarding Sikhs in Modern-day India

Author examines issues and challenges facing Sikhs in India. By Muhammad Wasama Khalid. (08/07/2023)

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Legal Amelioration for Ukrainian Healthcare Incursions
Legal Amelioration for Ukrainian Healthcare Incursions

Author examines explores the legal and historical frameworks of international human rights law (IHRL) and international humanitarian law (IHL) in the context of the Ukraine conflict. By Charlotte H... Read More...



Women Power for Socio-Ecological Transformative Change
Women Power for Socio-Ecological Transformative Change

Interview with Hakima El Haite (President of the London-based Liberal International). By . Lorenzo Somigli(07/24/2023)

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Unraveling Afghanistan's Opium Trade
Unraveling Afghanistan's Opium Trade

Exploring the impact of the Taliban's opium ban on the humanitarian crisis, regional security and global ramifications. By Matthew Fessick. (07/17/2023)

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The Ukrainian Education System Will Take Decades to Recover, but Informal Education Could Save Ukraine’s Youth
The Ukrainian Education System Will Take Decades to Recover, but Informal Education Could Save Ukraine’s Youth

Report from Kyiv about the current state of education and prospects for it moving forward. By Emily Schroen. (06/28/2023)

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Pakistan’s unprecedented solidarity with Afghan Refugees and the Recent Prisoners Release
Pakistan’s unprecedented solidarity with Afghan Refugees and the Recent Prisoners Release

Author examines the planned release of Afghan prisoners in the next two months by Pakistn and its impact on relations between the countries.  By Abdul Mussawer Safi. (06/21/2023)

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Child Prisoners in Pakistan: Unveiling the Nexus between Their Plight and Economic Implications
Child Prisoners in Pakistan: Unveiling the Nexus between Their Plight and Economic Implications

The causes and implications of child prisoners in Pakistan. By Farrah Saleem. (05/31/2023)

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Food - Our Common Good: Sovereignty, Safety and Security
Food - Our Common Good: Sovereignty, Safety and Security

EU Commissioner for Agriculture and Fishery, Dr. Franz Fischler, reflects on global food security. By Yagmur Ceylan Korkut Hassan . (05/11/2023)

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Economic Empowerment of Tribal Women
Economic Empowerment of Tribal Women

Creating opportunities and promoting gender inclusion in Pakistan.  By Maha Iqbal. (04/27/2023)

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Human Rights in Thailand: Interview with Professor Tyrell Haberkorn
Human Rights in Thailand: Interview with Professor Tyrell Haberkorn

Professor Tyrell Haberkorn discusses human rights issues and democracy in Thailand. (03/28/2023)

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IA Forum Winter 2023 - Human Rights
IA Forum Winter 2023 - Human Rights

This new issue of International Affairs Forum presents interviews, essays, and opinion pieces from worldwide experts discussing Human Rights. 03/07/2023

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Criminalizing Ecocide to Achieve Climate Justice
Criminalizing Ecocide to Achieve Climate Justice

Examing 'Ecocide' and its prospects for its application for climate justice. By Genevieve Cabadas. (03/03/2023)

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Public Policy Paper: Increasing Women's Political Representation in Oman
Public Policy Paper: Increasing Women's Political Representation in Oman

Author presents alternatives to confront women's political representation in Oman. By Fatma Tawfik. (02/16/2023)

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Power of the Female State Presidents - Finland
Power of the Female State Presidents - Finland

Report on Her Excellency Mrs. Tarja Halonen's recent presentation concerning SDGs issues and the path ahead. By Sara AlDhahri. (01/05/2023)

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Armenophobia: Enemy and Dehumanizing Images
Armenophobia: Enemy and Dehumanizing Images

The need for Turkey and Armenia to reconcile the Armenian genocide and move forward.  By Kathryn Maldonado. (10/04/2022)

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