The recent confession of a Cyprian army officer murdering five migrant women and two children reopened the dialogue of migrant domestic workers’ (MDW) invisible fight against exploitation and human rights violations. Many juxtapose the MDW industry to modern day slavery. Common mistreatment MDW face include: inadequate or withheld wages, unregulated work hours, confiscation of personal identification, forced labour, physical/verbal abuse, and sexual harassment.
As protests continue and death tolls climb in Venezuela, Farah Bogani outlines what you need to know about the crisis.
With the recent increase in civilian casualties from coalition airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, Farah Bogani examines the narrative emerging from the Mosul airstrike.
Mitchell Haid explores the severity of Chechnya’s human rights abuses and how its leader, Ramzan Kadyrov, governs through fear and harsh tactics.
When is a child soldier no longer a child? Farah Bogani explores the complexities of agency and what it means to achieve justice from former-child-soldier-turned-LRA-commander Dominic Ongwen’s trial at the ICC.
Civilians in Yemen are suffering from a severe humanitarian crisis but have drawn little public attention. Farah Bogani addresses the complicity of Western powers in fuelling the conflict in Yemen.
Government violation of human rights is rampant in the Middle East, but criticism is intermittent. Juliette Bronchtein analyzes what Amnesty International’s latest report on Egypt’s repression tactics, and ongoing human rights abuse by Turkey mean in the context of a potential revival of peace negotiations in Israel-Palestine.