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Global Commitment to Accountability Should Be Model for Other Crises

(New York) – United Nations Security Council members should use an informal meeting on accountability for serious crimes in Ukraine to highlight the importance of impartial justice and coordination of a wide range of international accountability…
Women watch and embrace each other as bodies are exhumed from a mass grave by the authorities
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SA’s Soft Approach Risks Giving Russia a Chance to Play the Victim

South Africa unleashed a storm of criticism in March in response to its draft UN General Assembly resolution on the humanitarian situation in Ukraine, which failed to mention Russia’s responsibility for the crisis. Many countries — and many observers…
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Russian authorities often fail to protect women from domestic violence. Serious gaps in Russia’s laws, the lack of protection orders, and inadequate police and judicial responses leave women who face even severe physical violence with little or no…
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Saudi Arabia’s male guardianship system remains the most significant impediment to women’s rights in the country despite limited reforms over the last decade. Adult women must obtain permission from a male guardian to travel abroad, marry, or be released…
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The United Nations General Assembly should immediately suspend Saudi Arabia’s membership rights on the UN Human Rights Council. A two-thirds majority of the General Assembly may suspend the membership rights of any Human Rights Council member engaged in “…