Human Rights Situation of Afro-Descendants in Cuba

Petitioners: Maricel Vestabez, Parcel Santiego, Jose Robertara Commissioners: Margarette May Macaulay, Esmeralda Arosemena de Troitiño State: Cuba At a hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) on March 21, 2017, petitioners argued that the government of Cuba does…

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…

Afghan Refugees in Elliniko

Refugees around the world are facing a plethora of issues and challenges. However, Afghan refugees in Greece are currently dealing with a specific hurdle: the potential closure of their camp in Elliniko. Afghan asylum seekers in Greece are in a…

Polish Women Protest New Abortion Law

Poland’s newly proposed abortion law has tens of thousands of Polish women fearful for the protection of their rights and lives. This has motivated over seven million women in Poland, all dressed in black, to go on strike. As a…