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“If we were to hold a minute of silence for every estimated death of a migrant worker due to the constructions of the Qatar World Cup,” Hans-Christian Gabelson, the head of Norway’s trade unions, recently said, “the first 44 minutes of the ma...

Human Rights and International Sporting Events

“If we were to hold a minute of silence for every estimated death of a migrant worker due to the constructions of the Qatar World Cup,” Hans-Christian Gabelson, the head of Norway’s trade unions, recently said, “the first 44 minutes of the ma...

A dictator who died serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity in Argentina. The first former head of state to fall subject to the international rights mechanism of universal jurisdiction for a campaign of political terror in Chile. A fugiti...

A State of Emergency

A dictator who died serving a life sentence for crimes against humanity in Argentina. The first former head of state to fall subject to the international rights mechanism of universal jurisdiction for a campaign of political terror in Chile. A fugiti...

Last June, a vigilante mob of thirteen men in the Indian state of Jharkhand tied 24-year-old Muslim Tabrez Ansari, whom they accused of trying to steal a motorcycle, to a pole and beat him for a brutal eighteen hours. The attackers sought out retribu...

Vigilante Injustice

Last June, a vigilante mob of thirteen men in the Indian state of Jharkhand tied 24-year-old Muslim Tabrez Ansari, whom they accused of trying to steal a motorcycle, to a pole and beat him for a brutal eighteen hours. The attackers sought out retribu...

In October 2018, Saudi Arabian operatives killed a Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, at the country’s consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi was a prominent critic of the Saudi regime, but his murder still shocked the greater international community. Th...

An Asymmetric Affair

In October 2018, Saudi Arabian operatives killed a Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi, at the country’s consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi was a prominent critic of the Saudi regime, but his murder still shocked the greater international community. Th...