UN Expert Chris Sidoti on Potential Decision to Designate Myanmar Crisis ‘Genocide’

The UN fact-finding mission on Myanmar released a report last month pointing to the human rights violations committed by government authorities on Rohingya populations in the country. The report finds that “concrete and overwhelming information points to international crimes” which warrant immediate international attention. RWI spoke with Chris Sidoti, one of the three experts on…

A Research Workshop on Human Rights and the Environment

A five-day research workshop under the regional human rights research initiative took place in Bangkok recently. The workshop gathered almost twenty researchers from all over Asia. RWI researchers Radu Mares and Frank Baber, together with Mike Hayes at Mahidol University, presented information on human rights and doing research. The first day also saw a session…

RWI Researcher Anna Bruce Advising the Swedish Governmental Investigation on National Disability Policy

Anna Bruce, a researcher at RWI, has been appointed to the committee of experts advising the upcoming Swedish governmental investigation on how to ensure that national disability policy and governance is effectively implementing the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The findings of the investigation will be released January 2019. The importance of…