Egyptian authorities should protect the right to peaceful protest in upholding Egypt’s obligations under international human rights law.
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An article attempts to address the question of what underlies the fear driven crackdown by Iranian authorities as they ramp up repression of dissent.
The United Nations Human Rights Council should use the upcoming review of Egypt’s human rights records to address unprecedented levels of repression.
There are those who think that on-going electoral campaigns expose serious threats to Tunisia’s young democracy. A really interesting perspective disagrees.
Iran’s judiciary is dramatically increasing the costs of peaceful dissent in Iran,Since July 31, revolutionary courts have sentenced at least 13 activists.
Polarization is tearing democracies around the world from Brazil, India, and Kenya, to Poland, Turkey, and US. Article looks at how to counter this dynamic.
Transgender women in Lebanon face systemic violence and discrimination, Human Rights Watch, Helem, and MOSAIC said in a report and video released today.
Dozen of Bidun activists detained in Kuwait since July 2019 began a hunger strike on August 22 to protest human rights violations against themselves
Is democracy promotion a core element of America’s foreign policy identity? Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice believes so.
The Iraqi government is denying thousands of children whose parents have a perceived Islamic State affiliation of their right to access an education