The basic rights of humans to equality, liberty, dignity and political expression have been debated by philosophers and political figures throughout history. Wars and revolutions have been fought to attain and preserve them. Yet millions of people throughout the world are still unjustly imprisoned, tortured and killed for their beliefs.
A refugee woman from the minority Yazidi sect, who fled the violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, sits with a child inside a tent at Nowruz refugee camp in Qamishli, northeastern Syria (REUTERS/Rodi Said).
IDPs, refugees, and violent extremism: From victims to vectors of change
February 20, 2015, Khalid Koser
Khalid Koser argues that a rights-based approach to refugees and internally displaced persons should be an integral component of the global effort to counter violent extremism.
Interview | The United Nations
February 27, 2015, Chaloka Beyani
February 19, 2015, George Ingram
Interview | This is America & the World
February 19, 2015, Harold Trinkunas
Testimony | House Foreign Affairs Committee, Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia and Emerging Threats
February 12, 2015, Richard D. Kauzlarich
Interview | London School of Economics
February 3, 2015, Chaloka Beyani
February 2, 2015, Terra Lawson-Remer
Opinion | The Sydney Morning Herald
January 30, 2015, Jane McAdam
Opinion | Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre
January 29, 2015, Elizabeth Ferris
January 28, 2015, Matthew Murray and Andrew Spalding
Opinion | New York Times
January 28, 2015, Roberta Cohen
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Co-Director, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Project on International Order and Strategy, Latin America Initiative
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