Reading Time: 1 minute Since 2005, the UN’s International Anti-Corruption Convention has still remained the only universal legally binding anti-corruption instrument. “As a unique tool for developing a comprehensive response to a global problem, the Convention contains innovative and globally accepted anti-corruption standards applicable to both the public and private sectors.” Confronting corruption requires strategic thinking and collective action. Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes “Let this be a rallying cry for more resistance!” cheered Cristina Jimenez, co-founder and Executive Director of United We Dream, the largest immigrant-youth led organization in the nation fighting for immigrant rights. President Trump’s repeal of DACA back in September 2017 marked nothing less than a direct assault on the aspirations and hopes of immigrant Read More
Reading Time: 3 minutes Since September, over 600,000 Rohingyas have been forcibly displaced under threat of genocide and sexual abuse from the Burmese regime, with most fleeing into neighboring Bangladesh. The Rohingya, a Muslim minority group with centuries-old roots in Rakhine state, are being denied statehood and virtually erased as the world watches. News outlets overwhelmingly focus on Aung Read More
Reading Time: 2 minutes In December of 2016, the Colombian Congress officially ratified a renegotiated peace agreement with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), bringing the armed conflict between the government and the nation’s largest guerrilla group to an end. The 52-year-long war caused the displacement of nearly 7 million individuals and lead to the deaths or disappearances Read More
This is Alannah from HRC, signing off! Thanks to @law4blacklives @l4bldc for hosting another great #webinar series!
And a special s/o to today's panelists for sharing their #resistance insights:
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Adjoa Aiyetoro, #activist attorney + Professor Emerita @BowenLaw: "Surveillance on black identity activists pre-date the 20th century and will continue as long as they challenge the fundamental basis of a white supremacist, capitalist government." #HRClivetweets
🌎🌍🌏 Sukti Dhital, Deputy Director of @NYUBernstein shares global trends in state supression #HRClivetweets
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Criminalizing Protest #webinar hosted by @Law4BlackLives @L4BLDC
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