At the end of World War II, allied powers prosecuted those most responsible for Nazi atrocities. That effort was borne from a simple truth articulated by judges of the Nuremburg Tribunal when they commented, “Crimes are commit- ted by men, not by abstract entities. It is only by punishing...

International Human Rights
2016

People behind bars have long had special significance for the human rights movement, both as catalysts for action and symbols of injustice. Protecting the rights of detainees under international human rights law revolve principally around three elements:

• liberty and security of the...

International Human Rights
2014

The way that people communicate and access information has been transformed over the last half-century. These technological advances have empowered those defending human rights.

However, they have also aided their adversaries, and human rights defenders are increasingly vulnerable to...

International Human Rights
2015

The way that people communicate and access information has been transformed over the last half-century. These technological advances have empowered those defending human rights.

However, they have also aided their adversaries, and human rights defenders are increasingly vulnerable to...

International Human Rights
2015