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/Ilya Naymushin - An employee prepares boxes with humanitarian aid for inhabitants of Eastern Ukraine at a regional office of the Russian Red Cross in the Russia's Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, June 20, 2014.
World Humanitarian Day: Remembering Humanitarian Heroes
August 19, 2014, Elizabeth Ferris
August 19 is World Humanitarian Day and Elizabeth Ferris takes a moment to honor those who have died in the name of administering aid, making a point that humanitarians deserve not only recognition, but practical support.
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How the UN's Independent Experts Promote Human Rights
2012, Ted Piccone
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2011, Khalid Koser
Inside Challenges, Outside Interests
2010, Lex Rieffel
Prospects for Democracy
2008, Cheng Li, ed.
Global Poverty, Conflict, and Security in the 21st Century
2007, Derek Chollet and Lael Brainard, eds.
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Case Studies of the Internally Displaced
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Co-Director, Brookings-LSE Project on Internal Displacement
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