IACHR: Financial Crisis Averted, for Now

Earlier in the year, the Human Rights Brief reported on the financial crisis that the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) was experiencing. The financial crisis forced the Commission to cancel the hearings it holds each fall in its headquarters…

IACHR Financial Crisis

  On May 23, 2016, the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) exposed an alarming situation that “will result in the dismantling of areas essential to its mandate.” The least well-funded of the five largest international human rights organizations, the…

The Near East: Turkey’s Regional Dilemma

Admittedly, the term “Near East” is a vestige of a time when European powers labeled the regions of the world according to their distance from Europe. But the term also captures the very literal struggle of Turkey to find its…