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Current History (2024) 123 (849): 3–8.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Omar G. Encarnación Transitional justice, a movement devoted to bringing accountability to departed political regimes, has been the engine of the international human rights community in the past four decades. But while much has been said about how transitional justice enables successful democratic...
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Current History (2023) 122 (848): 355–357.
Published: 01 December 2023
...Uğur Ümit Üngör After more than a decade of armed conflict in Syria, few perpetrators of mass violence have been held accountable for their actions. The Assad regime is the prime sponsor of impunity for these human rights abuses, but global and regional powers also bear responsibility for allowing...
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Current History (2023) 122 (840): 22–28.
Published: 01 January 2023
... that rely on international human rights standards and those that do not. The global momentum is currently with the human rights contingent, but the Dobbs ruling reflects the logic of a global antiabortion coalition that would like each country to decide its own life and family laws, without interference...
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Current History (2022) 121 (834): 129–134.
Published: 01 April 2022
... registers of state, civil society, and academia, in the face of overwhelming odds as individuals and invisibility as a group. It also discusses how notions of human rights and empowerment play out in the entangled web of state discourses, routine practices, and everyday lived experiences. © 2022...
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Current History (2022) 121 (832): 63–68.
Published: 01 February 2022
... Disability disability rights Nicaragua civil society human rights This is the sixth in a series of essays on disability and equality around the world . Nicaragua provides a very different context than the West for the study of disability movements. After Haiti, Nicaragua is the poorest...
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Current History (2021) 120 (830): 346–352.
Published: 01 December 2021
... humanitarian crises pose threats to health and well-being across the region, with grave implications for disabled persons and their movements. disability people with disabilities human rights Jordan Iraq Middle East This is the fourth in a series of essays on disability and equality around...
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Current History (2021) 120 (829): 320–325.
Published: 01 November 2021
..., and they often occur as compounding events. The number of climate-related disasters has tripled in the past 30 years. © 2021 by The Regents of the University of California 2021 disability people with disabilities human rights disaster response climate change In 2020, Australians witnessed...
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Current History (2021) 120 (828): 280–286.
Published: 01 October 2021
...Melissa L. Caldwell Churches and other faith-based communities have taken the lead in the human rights sector in Russia. At a time when many secular activists have been harassed, imprisoned, forced into exile, and even murdered, interfaith partnerships working on civil rights for minorities...
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Current History (2021) 120 (824): 100–104.
Published: 01 March 2021
...Julija Sardelić Some 10-15 million members of the Roma minority live in Europe; an estimated 6 million are citizens of the European Union. It was not until the 1990s that European Union institutions began treating Roma as an ethnic minority deserving of human rights protections. Concerns about mass...