Daily Archives: September 13, 2017


Families Affected By 2013 India Riots Still Not Compensated

An Amnesty International report has found that over 190 families displaced because of the 2013 Muzaffarnagar riots in India have not received compensation. The report found that inconsistent definitions were applied to the term family to deny compensation to families. These families, in many cases, are continuing to live in […]


The Forgotten War In Yemen

Buthaina Muhammad Mansour al-Raimi survived the airstrike that killed 16 people – including her parents and five siblings – and destroyed an apartment building in Yemen’s capital on August 25. Five-year-old Buthaina’s eyes were swollen shut from the attack, and during an interview with local media at the hospital, she […]


UN Human Rights Experts Raise Concerns Over Egypt’s Widening ‘Assault On Free Speech’ 

In late August United Nations Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, David Kaye, and Special Rapporteur on human rights and counter-terrorism, Fionnuala Ní Aloáin, raised concerns with the Egyptian government’s attempts to counter “violent extremism.” They argued that the blocking of news websites and the unlawful detention of journalists was […]


New U.K. Immigration Policies Will Likely Break Up Families

Earlier this month, a leaked document from the U.K. Home Office revealed the Conservative Government’s post-Brexit immigration policy. One key takeaway is that this policy will weaken reunion rights for E.U. nationals in Britain. The leaked draft states that withdrawing from the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) […]