Haitian NGOs Call for Inclusion on Reconstruction Plans

Haitian NGOs and community organizations would like to be granted greater access to the earthquake reconstruction planning process. Since the January 12, 2010 earthquake struck Haiti, the United States, the United Nations, and some 10,000 international NGOs (INGOs) with branches…

Human Rights in Russia: An Uphill Battle?

On February 2, 2010, the Washington College of Law’s Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian law invited the community to a “behind the scenes” look at the state of human rights in Russia. Karinna Moskalenko, one of Russia’s most respected…

Uighur Protesters Sentenced to Death

China’s far western Xinjiang province, rich in oil and gas deposits, is home to the Uighurs, one of China’s minority groups. Representing less than one percent of China’s total population but about forty percent of the inhabitants of Xinjiang province,…