Singapore Silencing Activists and Bloggers

In the past year, Singapore has increased its restrictions on activists and bloggers, leading to more harassment of both groups. According to the World Report 2017, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch, Kenneth Roth, said that authoritarian populists look at…

Human Rights Situation of Afro-Descendants in Cuba

Petitioners: Juan Antonio Madrazo Luna, Fernando Palacio Mogar, Marthadela Tamayo González, Jorge Amado Robert Vera, and Marisél Nápoles González on behalf of the Citizens’ Committee on Racial Integration and the International Institute on Race, Equality and Human Rights Commissioners: Margarette…

Justice Delayed in Nepal

The government of Nepal continues to stall on holding war criminals accountable for the war crimes committed during the country’s civil war.  The decade long war, from 1996-2006, led to more than 13,000 slain.  The armed conflict resulted in the…

India Imposes Restrictions on Free Speech

Many individuals in India, particularly free speech advocates and Internet users, are concerned about the new regulations the Indian government has imposed this year. India’s government has not only voted to block foreign funding, but it has escalated pressure on…