Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is pushing for the declaration, according to a congressional aide with contacts inside the State Department.
Benjamin Mason MeierBurning down the building on its way out the door, @SecPompeo plans to label leading #NGOs ‘anti-Semitic,’ undercutting necessary #HumanRights advocacy & supporting autocrats throughout the world.
Populist leaders like Trump, Bolsonaro, Modi, and Johnson view scientists as their opponents
On 26 September, Donald Trump held a lengthy ceremony at the White House to announce his nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court seat left...
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Benjamin Mason MeierAfter the First Wave? Initial Conclusions on Human Rights Impacts of COVID-19
Mon, 19 October 2020
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Where have human rights had traction in the pandemic context?
The COVID-19 pandemic, as with other health crises, exposes existing inequalities and disproportionately affects people already criminalized, marginalized and living in financially precarious situations, often outside social protection mechanisms.
OPINION: Challenges around the world are spreading, and New Zealand is not immune.
Benjamin Mason MeierWith Jacinda Ardern winning a landslide victory in #NZElection2020, it is crucial to examine the role that #HumanRights played in New Zealand's successful #COVID19 response.
@PaulHuntSRights charts a path to respond to populist threats against rights.
(2020). Relics of imperialism: US foreign policy on abortion in the COVID era. Sexual and Reproductive Health Matters: Vol. 28, Exporting harm: impact of the expanded Global Gag Rule on sexual and reproductive health and rights, 1824319.
How the world’s greatest public health organization was brought to its knees by a virus, the president and the capitulation of its own leaders, causing damage that could last much longer than the coronavirus.
During a moment of reckoning with the legacies of racism, the African Foundation for Development’s work to return objects to Africa that were looted during the eras of colonialism and imperialism is more important than ever.