Author: Chris Fitzgerald

The World Needs To Confront India’s Human Rights Record

India has seen a steep increase in human rights abuses against its citizens, which the international community has so far refused to call out. Regardless of its growing military and economic power, India must be held to account if rule of law and the existing human rights regime are to

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Indonesian Authorities Clash With Peaceful Protesters In West Papua

Clashes have taken place between Indonesian police and protesters in West Papua, adding to ongoing concerns about allegations of police violence. Younes Douw, a West Papuan human rights activist, claimed that 3000 students and indigenous Papuans participated in the protests. Mr. Douw said that “around 650 students took to the

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Ukraine Faces An Increasingly Dire Humanitarian Crisis

With the Russian invasion of Ukraine into its second week, there are increasing calls for the protection of civilians and a peaceful resolution to the conflict in the face of alleged war crimes and an increasingly dire humanitarian situation. As it currently stands, the conflict has displaced more than 1.3

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Yemen Shows Peaceful Humanitarian Intervention Is Needed For Ongoing Crises

The seemingly unending and tragic humanitarian situation in Yemen is evidence that the international community is obligated to intervene when a conflict begins to acutely effect the civilian population over a long period of time. Without doing so, regional crises like Yemen are allowed to continue, particularly when regional actors

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