Digital Privacy

Digital Privacy

What is Digital Privacy? Have you ever CC’d your recipient contacts in an email, rather than using BCC? Connected to unsecured public Wi-Fi networks? Had an advertisement follow you from site to site? Given a game on your smartphone unjustified permission to...
Retributive vs. Restorative Justice

Retributive vs. Restorative Justice

The Preamble of UN Security Council Resolution 995 (1994), which led to the creation of the ICTY, states that, “[T]he prosecution of persons responsible for serious violations of international humanitarian law would … contribute to the process of national...

Crimes Against Humanity: Successes and Failures (Part 2)

Introduction Crime against humanity was established as an international crime during the Nuremberg trials in 1945. Since then, prosecution of crimes against humanity has had mixed results, with both successes and failures. Crimes against humanity featured prominently...
Crisis in Darfur

Crisis in Darfur

  Image source: https://www.google.com/earth/outreach/success-stories/united-states-holocaust-memorial-museum/ Click here to see PART 1 of this series.   Summary of Project Crisis in Darfur is a collaborative project between the U.S. Holocaust Memorial...
Mapping for Human Rights

Mapping for Human Rights

What is Mapping?  Mapping, which is simply the process of making maps, is useful for identifying factors in a situation and seeing the connections between those factors. Recently, mapping has become a useful tool in human rights work, particularly in helping...