The Evolution and Role of European Convention on Human Rights and European Court

By Karin Nordin, Contributor After the turbulence caused by World War II, the world, especially Europe, feared for similar events to occur in the future, as a result the first written text promoting peace and diplomacy arose, in 1948, the United Nations Universal Declaration of Human Rights emerged and demonstrated as a turning point in …

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Rutgers University Launches New Research Program on Genocide and Atrocity Prevention

By Lillian Hussong, Contributor Syrian civilians in Damascus suffered a government-perpetrated chemical attack during the week of April 7, 2018, killing seventy and injuring hundreds.  Delegates from the United Nations Security Council travelled to Bangladesh during the week of April 29 to meet with Rohingyan refugees fleeing Myanmar, where they continually suffer persecution for their collective …

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Human Rights Violations of Homosexuals in Chechen Republic

By Christian Hess, Contributor Within the first few months of 2017, reports emerged from the Chechen Republic that homosexual men were abducted from their homes. From there, they were sent to make-shift concentration camps where they were beaten and electrocuted. The leader of the Chechen Republic, Ramzan Kadyrov denied these reports. He stated there were no …

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