In a new RightsViews article, graduate student Marina Kumskova examines cases of states derogating from their obligations to protect certain rights in times of public emergency and argues that Turkey is using derogation to strengthen authoritarian regimes and prioritize militarism at the expense of safeguarding human rights.
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Kumskova is and a graduate student in Human Rights Studies at Columbia University and a research assistant at the Center for International Human Rights at John Jay College. In her research, she focuses on religious discrimination in the context of counter-terrorism policies.
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