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BelarusAlert

Jun 20, 2022

A democratic Belarus is vital for Ukrainian and European security

By Alesia Rudnik

Belarus dictator Alyaksandr Lukashenka's supporting role in Vladimir Putin's Ukraine War has underlined the security threat posed to Ukraine and Europe by the authoritarian regime in Minsk.

Belarus Civil Society

AfricaSource

Jun 20, 2022

Time to get ‘glocal’: Here’s how the US can better connect the African and African diaspora communities

By Tyrell Junius

In this new vision, the United States should implement policies at the local level that fold into an international agenda.

Africa Economy & Business

UkraineAlert

Jun 19, 2022

EU candidate status for Ukraine is the ideal response to Russian aggression

By Diane Francis

European Union leaders must decide this week whether to grant Ukraine official EU candidate nation status. This is a critically important moment for Ukrainians that will also shape the future direction of the entire continent.

Civil Society Conflict

New Atlanticist

Jun 18, 2022

Why I expected more from the UN human-rights chief

By Rayhan Asat

Michelle Bachelet was supposed to fight for imprisoned Uyghurs like my brother. But she failed.

China Human Rights

In the News

Jun 16, 2022

Asat quoted in Guardian on how the UN human rights chief could not speak to the Uyghur population during her visit to Xinjiang

By Atlantic Council

China Human Rights

In the News

Jun 14, 2022

Varshney in Democracy Paradox on India: Democracy in hard places

By Atlantic Council

Democratic Transitions Human Rights

Issue Brief

Jun 14, 2022

Attacks on hospitals from Syria to Ukraine: Improving prevention and accountability mechanisms 

By Elise Baker, Gissou Nia

When Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, 2022, it soon began implementing one of its frequent—and criminal—tactics that it had already been using in its military intervention in Syria: bombing healthcare and medical facilities.

Europe & Eurasia Human Rights

UkraineAlert

Jun 11, 2022

Russia accused of deliberately targeting Ukraine’s medical facilities

By Pete Shmigel

Russia has been accused of deliberately targeting Ukrainian hospitals and healthcare facilities as part of a campaign to destroy the country's basic medical infrastructure and force millions to flee their homes.

Conflict Human Rights

In the News

Jun 11, 2022

Asat participated in Oxford Union Debates on Uyghur mistreatment

By Atlantic Council

China Human Rights

In the News

Jun 10, 2022

Kroenig and Ashford debate US policy toward the Persian Gulf

On June 10, Foreign Policy published its biweekly "It's Debatable" column featuring Scowcroft Center deputy director Matthew Kroenig and NAEI resident senior fellow Emma Ashford. In their latest column, they debate President Biden's shifting policy toward US Gulf partners as Iran works to build the bomb.

Economy & Business Energy & Environment

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