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Studying Civil Resistance Online: A Case Study on Cambodia and Vietnam

Published: June 17, 2014 By: Daryn Cambridge Over the past eight months, USIP’s Academy has launched 8 self-paced, online courses, registering more than 3,000 people in...

Martin Luther King Jr.

Joshua Cooper - The commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. ‘s birthday offers an annual opportunity to reflect on the human rights movement King was...

Historical Review of U.S. Human Rights Record Ready for November 5 in Geneva

Joshua Cooper Director Four Freedoms Forum Director Hawaii Institute for Human Rights All of the stakeholders in the Universal Periodic Review for the United States of America...

U.S. Civil Society Shapes Focus for Human Rights Review at Universal Periodic Review

Joshua Cooper Director Four Freedoms Forum Director Hawaii Institute for Human Rights A new feature of the UN Human Rights Council is creating a forum to promote...

UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues Sees Shift in Opponents to UN Declaration on...

Joshua Cooper Director INDIG Director Hawaii Institute for Human Rights The ninth session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues focused on the significant subjects...

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