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Child Soldiers and Clicktivism: Justice, Myths, and Prevention

Mark A. Drumbl.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2012; p ublished online November 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 1654 words.

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Child Soldiers International's Response to Ilene Cohn's Review of Louder than Words

Tomaso Falchetta.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 1478 words.

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Climate Change and Human Rights Practice

Ron Dudai.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 5910 words.

Climate change has become a prominent issue in world affairs, but is yet to be taken on board by the human rights community. While on the one hand it is clear that climate change will have...

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Closing the ‘Escape Hatch’: A Toolkit to Monitor the Progressive Realization of Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

Eitan Felner.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2009; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 13291 words.

A basic paradox underlies much work on economic, social, and cultural rights. At the level of theory, there is widespread recognition among experts and advocates that the obligation to...

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A Commitment to End Corruption or Criminalize Anti-Corruption Activists? A Case Study from Burundi

Tony Tate.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 4522 words.

The Burundian government has pledged to end corruption and create a more transparent society. To fulfil this promise, the government established an anti-corruption investigatory unit and...

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Courage, Principle and Ambition: Human Rights Activism in Liberia and Policy Implications for Taming Authoritarian Regimes

Robert M. Press.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 5765 words.

This study of human rights activism in Liberia shows how small-scale, peaceful advocacy for democracy and human rights can take place even in a resource-poor country where activists face...

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The Cruelty of the Abolitionists

Jonathan Simon.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2014; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 7664 words.

California today represents an emerging front line in the long struggle to abolish capital punishment in the United States. In 2012 voters narrowly declined to approve a ballot initiative...

Data Visualization for Human Rights Advocacy

Katharina Rall, Margaret L. Satterthwaite, Anshul Vikram Pandey, John Emerson, Jeremy Boy, Oded Nov and Enrico Bertini.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2016; p ublished online June 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 11338 words.

In a world of ‘Big Data’, data visualization allows the viewer to explore curated data; the creator to quickly convey complex information; and advocates to vividly display their view of a...

De-Constructing Marginality with Displaced People: Learning Rights from an Actor-Oriented Perspective

Maro Pantazidou.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2013; p ublished online July 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9576 words.

In this article, I reflect on the lessons learned from a one year action-research process with displaced people in London to advocate for an actor-oriented approach to human rights...

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Despots Masquerading as Democrats

Kenneth Roth.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2009; p ublished online March 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6528 words.

Today, virtually every government wants to be seen as a democracy, but many resist allowing the basic human rights that would make democracy meaningful because that might jeopardize their...

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Developing a New Strategy for ActionAid to Advance a Human Rights-Based Approach to Development

David Archer.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2011; p ublished online October 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8108 words.

The international non-governmental organization (NGO) ActionAid has been working with a human rights-based approach to development since 1998. Over the past year it has been reviewing its...

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DIGNITY AND ENNUI

Stephen Hopgood.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 6761 words.

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The Dilemmas of the Postgraduate International Human Rights Law Educator

Elizabeth Ann Griffin.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

February 2015; p ublished online September 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9822 words.

This article examines three dilemmas faced by the postgraduate international human rights law educator (PG IHRL educator). The PG IHRL educator is broadly defined as an expert in...

Documentary Film and Social Networking in Defence of Human Rights: Producing and Distributing a Quechua-Language Version of ‘State of Fear’ in Peru

Paco De Onís.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

June 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 2985 words.

This is the story of how the documentary film ‘State of Fear: The Truth About Terrorism’ was translated into Quechua, the primary language of the majority of victims of Peru's armed...

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The Dominant Discourse of Human Rights Education: A Critique

Joanne Coysh.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2014; p ublished online March 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 10821 words.

Human rights education (HRE) is commonly viewed as imparting knowledge of human rights. This is problematic, because both human rights and education are multifaceted and the way that human...

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Embedding Research in the Human Rights Law Curriculum: Reflections on the Teaching–Research Link in Higher Education

Rhona K. M. Smith.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8775 words.

Human rights education is about more than simply conveying knowledge; rather it follows the head–heart–hands (or sometimes feet) model with the role of education being to ensure...

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An Emerging Challenge for Justice Sector Aid in Africa: Lessons from Mozambique on Legal Pluralism and Human Rights

Giselle Corradi.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

November 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 9459 words.

This article discusses the role of justice sector aid in sub-Saharan Africa, and its implications for legal pluralism and the implementation of human rights at grass roots level. Based on a...

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Emotions, Encounters and Expectations: The Uncertain Ethics of ‘The Field’

Jonathan Darling.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 5383 words.

Entering ‘the field’ can be a daunting, demanding and at times bewildering experience, with researchers negotiating a myriad of assumptions, expectations and motivations. Whilst early...

Empowering Civil Society: How to Increase the Input of NGOs into Security Council Deliberation

Martin Daniel Niemetz.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

March 2014; p ublished online June 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 8947 words.

Targeting a lacuna in the academic literature regarding the involvement of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) with the United Nations Security Council, the present article goes beyond...

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Empowering Unheard Voices through ‘Theatre of the Oppressed’: Reflections on the Legislative Theatre Project for Women in Afghanistan—Notes from the Field

Huma Saeed.

in Journal of Human Rights Practice

July 2015; p ublished online January 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Ethical Issues and Debates; Human Rights and Immigration; Human Rights; Politics; Social Movements and Social Change. 12572 words.

The Taliban regime in Afghanistan helped create an image of Afghan women existing simply behind the burqa—a voiceless victim needing outsiders to rescue her. A review of western media...