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Race and the Death Penalty: Interview with Prof. Jeffrey Kirchmeier
Race and the Death Penalty: Interview with Prof. Jeffrey Kirchmeier

Prof. Jeffrey Kirchmeier discusses racial discrimation in sentencing capital punishment cases. (08/04/2015)

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President Mohammadu Buhari and the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Nigeria: No Promises Yet
President Mohammadu Buhari and the Abolition of the Death Penalty in Nigeria: No Promises Yet

Article provides historial context for supporting the call by the Nigerian Institute for Advanced Legal Studies that the death penalty be abolished in Nigeria.  By Benson Chinedu Olugbuo.... Read More...



Pena De Muerte En Guatemala: Primeros Pasos Para Su Abolicion
Pena De Muerte En Guatemala: Primeros Pasos Para Su Abolicion

David Dávila sostiene que la generación de voluntad política es el tercer paso necesario para lograr la abolición de la pena de muerte en Guatemala.  Por: Lic. Davi... Read More...



Progress Made for Worldwide Abolishment of Death Penalty
Progress Made for Worldwide Abolishment of Death Penalty

Data and analysis from the Fifth Edition of The Death Penalty: A Worldwide Perspective show that an increasing number of countries are abolishing th... Read More...



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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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...


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...


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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...


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...


IA-Forum Interview: Professor Donald S. Lopez
IA-Forum Interview: Professor Donald S. Lopez
IA-Forum speaks with Professor Donald S. Lopez, the Arthur E. Link Distinguished University Professor of Buddhist and Tibetan Studies, about the current riots in Tibet. By Marina Litvinsky (IA-Forum,... Read More...


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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) Read More...


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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, 1... Read More...


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International Affairs Interview: Mr. Ameer Makhoul
IA-Forum speaks with Mr. Ameer Makhoul, General Director of Ittijah, Union of Arab Community-Based Organizations, Israel. By Ana Galvez and James Young. (IA-Forum, 5/9/2006) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Fmr. Ambassador David Shinn
IA-Forum talks with Former Ambassador David Shinn about the Darfur situation. By Michael Loeb. (IA-Forum, 3/25/2006) Read More...


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IA-Forum Interview: Professor Philippe Sands QC
IA-Forum speaks with Professor Philippe Sands QC about international law issues and his latest book, Lawless World: America and the Making and Breaking of Global Rules (Viking). By Dimitri Neos and A... Read More...


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International Affairs Forum Interview: Mr. Abda Wone, FLAM North America
International Affairs Forum speaks with the Director of Communications for FLAM North America, Mr. Abdarahmane Wone. By Hussainatu Blake. (IA-Forum, 7/30/2005) Read More...


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White House Counsel Alberto Gonzales memo to the President
Decision Re Application of the Geneva Convention of Prisoners of War to the Conflict With Al-Qaeda and the Taliban. (by Alberto R. Gonzales, 1/25/2002) Read More...


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Colin L. Powell memo to the Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs
Draft Decision Memorandum for the President on the Applicability of the Geneva Convention to the Conflict in Afghanistan. (by Colin L. Powell, 01/26/2002) Read More...


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