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All Necessary Measures: The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention

The always informative International Law Reporter recently highlighted the release of a new book that is sure to be great read for international human rights professionals. The book, [...]

Ten Actions the Next President Must Take to Advance Human Rights.

With all the focus on the economy this election cycle, I’m disheartened to note that critical international issues have been relegated to the political back burner. As an advocate for international human [...]

China’s Human Rights Challenges– an Ongoing Concern.

As reported by the U.S. Mission in Geneva, Michael Posner, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor., issued a statement last week concerning on-going human rights challenges [...]

A Brave New World in International Human Rights Litigation?

The SCOTUS blog recently held a symposium on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum.  Kiobel is one of the most important cases that will be decided by the Supreme [...]

UN Calls on Kyrgyz Republic to Address Corruption and Discrimination.

According to the UN News Center, the United Nations human rights chief has called on Kyrgyzstan to address corruption and discrimination, adding that they are severely hampering the nation’s [...]

 

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Ten Actions the Next President Must Take to Advance Human Rights.

Ten Actions the Next President Must Take to Advance Human Rights.

With all the focus on the economy this election cycle, I’m disheartened to note that critical international issues have been relegated to the political back burner. As an advocate for international human rights, I’ve naturally been...

 

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All Necessary Measures: The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention

All Necessary Measures: The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention

The always informative International Law Reporter recently highlighted the release of a new book that is sure to be great read for international human rights professionals. The book, authored by Carrie Booth Walling is called All Necessary Measures:...

 
 

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All Necessary Measures: The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention

All Necessary Measures: The United Nations and Humanitarian Intervention

The always informative International Law Reporter recently highlighted the release of a new book that is sure to be great read for international human rights professionals. The book, authored by Carrie Booth Walling is called All Necessary Measures:...

 

Ten Actions the Next President Must Take to Advance Human Rights.

Ten Actions the Next President Must Take to Advance Human Rights.

With all the focus on the economy this election cycle, I’m disheartened to note that critical international issues have been relegated to the political back burner. As an advocate for international human rights, I’ve naturally been...

 

China’s Human Rights Challenges– an Ongoing Concern.

China’s Human Rights Challenges– an Ongoing Concern.

As reported by the U.S. Mission in Geneva, Michael Posner, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labor., issued a statement last week concerning on-going human rights challenges faced in China. Following the 17th...

 

A Brave New World in International Human Rights Litigation?

A Brave New World in International Human Rights Litigation?

The SCOTUS blog recently held a symposium on Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum.  Kiobel is one of the most important cases that will be decided by the Supreme Court in the new term that begins October 1, 2012. Lyle Dennison’s article, Kiobel:...

 

UN Calls on Kyrgyz Republic to Address Corruption and Discrimination.

UN Calls on Kyrgyz Republic to Address Corruption and Discrimination.

According to the UN News Center, the United Nations human rights chief has called on Kyrgyzstan to address corruption and discrimination, adding that they are severely hampering the nation’s economic growth and social prosperity. The UN High...

 

U.N. Affirms Internet Access is a Basic Human Right.

U.N. Affirms Internet Access is a Basic Human Right.

Several years ago I wrote a post over at the International Business Law Advisor about internet freedom. The post, The Great Firewall of China: How Lessons from the Apartheid Era Can Lift the Information Curtain, focused on China’s blocking...

 

Russian Human Rights Bill Clears Senate Panel.

Russian Human Rights Bill Clears Senate Panel.

As FoxNews reported earlier today, a Senate approved a bill that would impose tough sanctions on Russian human rights violators. The Senate’s Foreign Relations Committee approved the bill that would impose visa bans and freeze the assets...

 

Syria Under Pressure from International Community As Violence Escalates.

Syria Under Pressure from International Community As Violence Escalates.

After the international armed conflict that took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina between April 1992 and December 1995, I naively thought the world would had seen the last of indiscriminate shelling of cities and towns, ethnic cleansing and systematic...

 

U.S. Provides $12 Million in Additional Aid to Syrians.

U.S. Provides $12 Million in Additional Aid to Syrians.

 A post by the U.S. Mission in Geneva reports that the United States is increasing its humanitarian aid to the Syrian people by more than $12 million, bringing its total aid in response to the Syrian government’s brutal crackdown against...

 

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is a declaration adopted by the United Nations General Assembly (December 10, 1948 at Palais de Chaillot, Paris). While not a treaty itself, the Declaration was explicitly adopted for the...

 
 
 
 

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