Growing LGBTI+ Hate Shows the UN’s Need to Adapt

June 09, 2021

Since February, security forces have arrested at least 24 people in Cameroon for alleged same-sex conduct or gender nonconformity. In Uzbekistan, videos showing the abuse, humiliation and beatings of gay men have been circulated around social media groups. In Poland, the...

Equity in Extractives: A Clarion Call from the Africa Progress Panel

May 18, 2013

The recently launched African Progress Report 2013 addresses the important topic of equality in extractives, and recieved a lot of media attention.  A Little History There are critical junctures in human history where a clarion call is issued against an injustice so great but...

Inhumanity and Illegality of Sanctions Justify Iran’s Response

May 07, 2013

Sanctions against Iran have negatively impacted the lives of the Iranian people, and they continue to do so despite lacking a legal foundation. If we recognize the inhumanity and illegality of sanctions, we can better understand the Iranian government’s response to them. During the past...