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Extradition of Assange Would Set a Dangerous Precedent

Marjorie Cohn Truthout
Julian Assange “In 20 years of work with victims of war, violence and political persecution I have never seen a group of democratic States ganging up to deliberately isolate, demonise and abuse a single individual for such a long time...

The Inversion of Human Rights in Brazil

Jacob Blanc NACLA
A dictatorship-era torturer is suing one of his victims in Brazil in a stark reminder of how Bolsonaro emboldens rights abusers.

Stop US Military Aid to the Philippines

Azadeh N. Shahshahani and Rev. Sadie Stone Jacobin
Rodrigo Duterte’s drug war has killed thousands of Filipinos. It is time for the United States to stop enabling human rights violations by ending military aid to the Philippines.

Weaponizing Water in South Asia: World Needs a Water Treaty

Conn Hallinan Foreign Policy in Focus
The world has enough water for 7 billion people, but not if countries waste, hoard, or weaponize it. Ongoing tensions over Kashmir have transformed water into a national security issue for both India and Pakistan.
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