Lauren Carasik is a clinical professor of law and the Director of the International Human Rights Clinic at Western New England University School of Law.
Human Rights27 Mar 2017 10:06 GMT
By sitting out IACHR hearings, the Trump administration signals its contempt for international accountability.
Environment21 Dec 2016 12:34 GMT
The president-elect's appointments make it clear that we cannot rely on the government to protect the planet.
Politics21 Nov 2016 13:23 GMT
We must understand that climate action, social justice and indigenous sovereignty are closely intertwined.
US Elections 201609 Nov 2016 08:48 GMT
While Trump's presidency might be more isolationist on foreign policy, it will be disastrous for human rights at home.
US Elections 201604 Sep 2016 12:42 GMT
His vitriol and demonisation of undocumented immigrants forecloses any constructive dialogue on the issue.
UN28 Aug 2016 08:35 GMT
The candidates should not hesitate to commit to modelling the accountability the UN expects from its member states.
US Elections 201631 Jul 2016 12:09 GMT
Some on the left remain deeply conflicted about submitting to the depressing repetition of "lesser evilism".
Politics20 Jun 2016 08:48 GMT
The racialised and nativist hostility Trump has exploited will not evaporate with his defeat.
Politics06 Aug 2013 12:13 GMT
Dams funded by foreign investors are threatening the cultural heritage and livelihood of Honduras indigenous peoples.
US & Canada19 Jun 2013 07:42 GMT
It's time for the US to release Mohammed Mattan, who has been languishing at Guantanamo for 11 years without charges.
US & Canada04 Jun 2013 14:31 GMT
It is time for the US to stop aid to Honduras as there is credible evidence of human rights abuses.
US & Canada22 Apr 2013 12:58 GMT
Although an eventual conviction of Rios Montt would be cathartic, it still won't solve the troubles plaguing Guatemala.
US naval group holds drills as N Korea ramps up threats
Famed Swiss climber falls to death near Mount Everest
Turkey threatens more strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds
What is happening in Macedonia?
Philippines leader says N Korea 'wants to end world'
Yoweri Museveni: A five times-elected dictator?
Syria's war explained from the beginning
Iran: Khamanei rebuffs Rouhani over detente with West
Will the US try to send 50,000 people back to Haiti?
Killed for their bones - On the trail of the trade in human body parts
by Agnes Poirier
by Dimitar Bechev
by Ann Deslandes
by Andrew Mitrovica
© 2017 Al Jazeera Media Network