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After Aung San Suu Kyi’s victory, what is future of human rights in Myanmar?

Andrew Fagan | 10 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Aung San Suu Kyi, human rights, Myanmar
The powerful military and persecution of a Muslim minority are major stumbling-blocks.

Chen Guangcheng and the truth about Chinese human rights abuses

Arthur Waldron | 06 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Chen Guangcheng, China, human rights
The memoirs of Chen Guangcheng challenge claims of 'change' and 'reform' in China.

Migrant or refugee?

Charlotte Taylor | 15 September 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: human rights, linguistics, prejudice
Our choice of words holds real-world implications

The global human rights education project: a Trojan horse

Barend Vlaardingerbroek | 31 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Amnesty International, human rights, same-sex marriage
An indoctrination and recruitment front for promoting same-sex relationships.

Amnesty International’s new human rights cause: prostitution

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Amnesty International, human rights, prostitution
What would yesterday’s prisoners of conscience think of the right to sell oneself?

A blow for animal rights?

Peter Saunders | 07 August 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: animal rights, human rights, personhood
We mustn't take Cecil's death personally.

China may soon move to ‘two child policy’

Shannon Roberts | 27 July 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: China, demography, human rights, one child policy

What is the Magna Carta?

Claire Breay and Julian Harrison | 15 June 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: human rights, law and justice, Magna Carta
A brief history of the Great Charter.

The envoy for sodomy

Robert R. Reilly | 25 February 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: homosexuality, human rights, John Kerry, LGBT, sodomy, State Department
A new US envoy takes LGBT activism to the global stage

Rally and march against radical ideology that dehumanizes

Sheila Liaugminas | 30 January 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: abortion, Charlie Hebdo, human rights, March for Life, Paris rally

Pope Francis and ‘soft power’ diplomacy

Sheila Liaugminas | 16 January 2015 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: Christian persecution, freedom of expression, human rights, Pope Francis, religious liberty, soft diplomacy, tolerance, violent extremism

The global citizen without a country?

Daniel E. Ritchie | 12 September 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: citizenship, human nature, human rights
Today’s global citizenship movement emphasizes human rights disconnected from the history of any particular nation.

Same-sex marriage: coercion dolled up as civil rights

Brendan O'Neill | 05 May 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: human rights, same-sex marriage
Stop treating Brendan Eich as a one-off – gay marriage is inherently illiberal.

Disparate bedfellows: same-sex marriage and human rights

Barend Vlaardingerbroek | 17 April 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: human rights, same-sex marriage
The claim that same-sex marriage is a basic human right finds no support in international human rights declarations.

Why Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. marched

Sheila Liaugminas | 22 January 2014 | SHEILA REPORTS |  
tags: civil rights movement, Declaration of Independence, Dr. Alveda King, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., human rights, March for Life, pro-life movement

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