Articles in law & justice tagged with human-rights

Sophia Goodfriend

In the high-tech culture of Tel Aviv, military-grade spying on civilians has become just another office job.

Abby Minor

Liberalism cannot simply be extended to the uterus. Reproductive justice requires a vision of the social body.

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Kirsten Weld

The dramatic history of Guatemala’s National Police archive illustrates the crucial role of state archives in protecting democracy.

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Joseph Margulies

They also acknowledged, for the first time, that the grounds for torturing Abu Zubaydah—who was detained in the wake of September 11 and is still languishing in Guantánamo—were mistaken.

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Adom Getachew

In 2001, three frameworks for handling international crises emerged: the War on Terror, an ill-defined "responsibility to protect" struggling countries, and the Caribbean movement for reparations. The first two have failed, but the third may still have something to tell us.

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Alex de Waal

The famine in Yemen is not simply “man-made.” Particular men are responsible, and they should be brought to justice.

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Rajan Menon

U.S. foreign policy disasters fueled our current political crisis. But those who want a new approach must do more than point out past blunders.

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Mark Goodale

Global justice requires that we look away from Geneva and New York to the outer fringes of global power.

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Scott Casleton

Gina Haspel’s confirmation hearing is later this week. Here’s why we should all be concerned.

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Lauren Carasik

A recent conference made it clear: military and corporate interests will prevail.