Posts Tagged: amnesty international
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
The fate of one Shi’ite cleric hangs over the Gulf like a sword of Damocles.
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.
Even some critics of Israel bristled when its recent attacks on Gaza were called "genocidal." But a closer look reveals disturbing parallels with genocides past.
In the smallest Gulf kingdoms, upwards of 90 percent of residents are immigrant laborers. Many face unspeakable abuse.
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
It's been a year since the Egyptian military committed the worst massacre in modern Egypt's history. Why does the U.S. continue to fund it?
Violence against civilians is endemic in Indian Kashmir, where activists are fighting back against a culture of official impunity.
The Obama’s administration’s policy on Western Sahara constitutes nothing less than a rejection of fundamental principles of international law.
South Korea's conservative government is rolling back free speech protections and going after progressive activists and political parties.