While this year marks the 20th anniversary of the Declaration on Human Rights Defenders, a global crisis is unfolding. The rapid expansion of development projects on indigenous lands without their consent is driving a drastic increase in violence and legal harassment against Indigenous Peoples.
Daniela Ikawa, an instructor with ISHR, recently published a paper titled Building Pluralism Through Affirmative Action in Brazil: The Case for Education that examines changes in Brazil's national identity in regards to race and the resulting affirmative action programs. Read the brief description below:
In a new RightsViews blog, Professor Joseph Chuman calls for a more robust enunciation of human rights in the face of rising illiberalism. Chuman asserts that respect for the dignity of human beings is the heart of the human rights program.
By Inga Winkler and Hà Lê Phan