Italy in Violation of International Law, Lawyers Say

A large group of leading international law academics in Europe, including RWI’s director and head of research, are calling today for Italy to cease its policy of promoting, directing and enforcing returns to Libya with immediate effect after Italian authorities recently seized the Spanish NGO rescue boat ‘Open Arms’. The academics are also calling on…

Human Rights of Women in Focus at Training in Zimbabwe

Today, The Raoul Wallenberg Institute, in cooperation with the Centre for Applied Legal Research in Zimbabwe, began the 5th Professional Training Programme on Human  Rights. It focuses on the equal status and human rights of women. During five days, twenty participants representing government ministries, the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission, the Gender Commission, the police and…

Staff Profile: Sue Anne Teo

Sue Anne is a Senior Programme Officer at the Raoul Wallenberg Institute. Before coming to RWI, she worked in the UN on Myanmar refugee issues. Originally wanting to study fine arts, Sue Anne’s experience growing up as a Malaysian Chinese LGBT citizen largely influenced her decision to work in human rights. She has worked for…