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Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Culture wars, Odesa style

Roytburd’s case is important for many reasons, but first, it unites politicians from different camps. He is supported by both top Poroshenko and Zelenskyy people.

UkraineAlert by Konstantin Akinsha

Civil Society Human Rights

Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Marczak quoted in Voice of America on Venezuela and the 74th UNGA

In the News by Atlantic Council

Corruption Human Rights

Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Guinea’s president seeks expanded US investment

On Thursday, September 19, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Professor Alpha Condé, president of the Republic of Guinea. Atlantic Council Vice President and Africa Center Director Dr. J. Peter Pham provided opening remarks and welcomed President Condé to the Atlantic Council. President Condé discussed Guinea’s ability to implement reforms and overcome challenges in […]

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Democratic Transitions

Wed, Sep 18, 2019

Côte d’Ivoire’s first lady objects to proposed US ban on Ivorian cocoa

On Wednesday, September 18, the Atlantic Council’s Africa Center hosted H.E. Dominique Ouattara, first lady of the Republic of Côte d’Ivoire, for a private discussion on Ivorian efforts to eradicate child trafficking, exploitation, and labor from the cocoa supply chain. Côte d’Ivoire is the world’s largest cocoa producer, with an annual production output of approximately […]

Event Recap by Africa Center

Africa Economy & Business

Thu, Sep 12, 2019

Nia quoted in Al-Monitor: Personal cost of journalism, political activism in Iran remains high

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Human Rights Iran

Mon, Aug 5, 2019

Nooruddin in Foreign Policy: inside Kashmir’s crisis—And what happens next

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Human Rights India

Wed, Jul 31, 2019

The IRGC should be held accountable for rights abuses

Up until recently, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) was an organization relatively unknown to the American public. However, with the Trump administration’s “maximum pressure” campaign on Iran threatening to boil over into actual military confrontation, and the IRGC’s announcements of downing an American drone and seizing oil tankers, the increasing references to this group in the mainstream news and on social media may soon make it a household name.

IranSource by Gissou Nia

Human Rights Iran

Thu, Jul 25, 2019

How should the US approach LGBT rights in Africa?

The framing of LGBT rights as a form of neocolonialism has proven an effective tool for local politicians and religious leaders who wish to prevent progress on the issue – and who often form alliances with foreign religious groups and governments in the process.

AfricaSource by Stephanie Mithika

Africa English

Fri, Jul 12, 2019

Hellyer quoted in Religion News Service on religious freedom

In the News by Atlantic Council

Human Rights Middle East

Wed, Jul 10, 2019

Ullman in UPI: Failed government is the problem, not liberalism

In the News by Atlantic Council

Civil Society Human Rights

Events

Tue, Dec 10, 2019

Venezuelan illegal mining: Transnational crime, displacement, and violence

What could be done to stem this illicit source of income? How is the regime directly benefiting? What are lessons from past experiences abroad on how to deal with conflict minerals and unsustainable mining practices?

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