International human rights and humanitarian institutions that combat and prevent atrocities are under unprecedented strain with the weight of a handful of concurrent, severe global crises.
In March 2014, Russia forcefully and illegally annexed the Crimean peninsula from the territory of Ukraine. Crimea’s residents have since faced increasingly grave civic, political, and human rights violations.
The Politburo’s Predicament examines the evolution of the censorship and internal security apparatus under the leadership of Xi Jinping and the overall degree of repression that has increased since Xi rose to power.
This project analyzes support by 11 democratic powers for democracy and human rights during the period June 2012-May 2014.
Preventing atrocities is a complex and dynamic challenge, particularly in societies marked by conflict, grievance, and distrust.
Over the last twenty years political conflicts substantial and minor have arrived at the doorstep of the Malawian judiciary. The Parliament has been dysfunctional and unstable; the Executive has pushed the democratic limits of their power, whereas in contrast, the judiciary has represented a core stabilizing institution for Malawi’s fledgling democracy.
Turkey is a battleground state for Internet regulation, according to a Freedom House report released in advance of the Internet Governance Forum.
This report details the atrocities suffered by many in Côte d’Ivoire from September 2002 to May 2011, compiling information collected by eight local human rights organizations.
A new Freedom House survey finds that 47 percent of South Africans between the ages of 18 and 34 may not vote in national and provincial elections on May 7.