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.
REUTERS/Ismail Taxta - A boy sits looking over the Seyidka settlement for the famine stricken internally displaced people in Somalia, September 6, 2011.
Kampala Convention on Internal Displacement in Africa: One Year Later
December 4, 2013, Megan Bradley
The first anniversary of the African Union's Kampala Convention on internal displacement, Brookings experts explain how this human rights milestone is responding to the humanitarian crisis of internal displacement and why it's important that more member states adopt and implement the Convention.
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November 8, 2013, Elizabeth Ferris
November 1, 2013, Amadou Sy
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October 30, 2013, Jane McAdam
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October 2013, Roberta Cohen
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