Posts Tagged: Human Rights Abuses
Philippine strongman Rodrigo Duterte is using the pandemic to crush his opposition — and the U.S. is poised to arm him to the teeth.
Though better known for his brutal war on drugs at home, the Philippine leader's volatile, one-man diplomacy could up-end 70 years of U.S. dominance in East Asia.
Canadian mining companies have long evaded responsibility for abuses carried out by their subsidiaries in the developing world. That could be about to change.
Ukraine is in the throes of a human rights crisis, with serious violations on both sides.
Violence against civilians is endemic in Indian Kashmir, where activists are fighting back against a culture of official impunity.
As the human rights situation in the Philippines has deteriorated, U.S. military aid has ramped up.
Washington's pursuit of trade with Colombia — encapsulated by the recent U.S.-Colombia free-trade agreement — is abetting human rights abuses and marginalizing Colombian activists.
Chuck Hagel's paeans to "political reform" in the Gulf must have sounded strange to political prisoners in repressive Bahrain, where he delivered his remarks.
The Obama’s administration’s policy on Western Sahara constitutes nothing less than a rejection of fundamental principles of international law.
The United States needs to halt its assistance to Bahrain until the country implements promised democratic reforms.