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Migration and Statelessness: New Issue of International Affairs Forum Now Available
Migration and Statelessness: New Issue of International Affairs Forum Now Available

The new issue of International Affairs Forum is now available. It focuses on Migration and Statelessness, with interviews and essays from a myriad of contributors from around the world, spanning ac... Read More...



Europe’s Refugee Crisis and the Fallacy of Composition
Europe’s Refugee Crisis and the Fallacy of Composition

Europe must take a hard look at its ill-proportioned burden sharing of migrants, which has strained all parties. By David Thornton. (03/04/2016)

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The issue of IDPs from Kashmir
The issue of IDPs from Kashmir

The religious minority of the Pandits of Kashmir is living in exile since 1990. A look at the core issues faced by these Internally Displaced Persons.  By Kashi Pandit. (10/21/2015)

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Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal Injection
Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal Injection

Essay provides history and analysis of lethal injection. Is it on the decline? By Brian Evans. (08/26/2015)

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Interview: Said Yousif AlMuhafdah, Bahrain Centre for Human Rights,
Interview: Said Yousif AlMuhafdah, Bahrain Centre for Human Rights,

Said Yousif AlMuhafdah (Bahrain Centre for Human Rights) discusses capital punishment issues in Bahrain,(08/20/2015)

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International Anti-Death Penalty Advocacy and China’s Recent Capital Punishment Reform
International Anti-Death Penalty Advocacy and China’s Recent Capital Punishment Reform

Examines the impact of the EU-led campaign against the death penalty in China by exploring China’s reform on the death penalty. Dr. Michelle Miao. (08/11/2015)

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Response Comment: Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal Injection

Comments in response to piece in International Affairs Forum issue, Medical Ethics, Globalization, and the Decline of Lethal... Read More...



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...



Genocide-labeling has always been political
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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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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