The election in Myanmar (Burma) on 8 November 2015. This show was taken in Kawthaung (southern tip of Myanmar) in the morning. The voting station is a school.

What Now for Myanmar?

Photo from Oxlaey.com photo stream: It has been slightly more than a month since the landmark parliamentary elections were held in Myanmar. In this personal dispatch, Sue Anne Teo, RWI’s programme officer in Myanmar, shares some thoughts about the situation in the country. Newspapers worldwide reported widely on the November 8 elections, its freest and…

“History Tells Us These Lessons Must be Learned Again and Again”

Photo caption: The main gate at Falstad shortly after Liberation. Above the gate it still says “Strafgefangenenlager”, but “SS” has been removed. The rail track passes through the gate. Credit: The Falstad Centre. Schrøder: 1945 At the end of October, I visited the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (“NTNU”) in Trondheim, Norway. The occasion for…

RWI works in the MENA region to improve the application of human rights standards in Arab courts.

How We Work with Judicial Institutes in the MENA Region

My name is Eman Siam. I’m a programme officer for the Raoul Wallenberg Institute in Amman, Jordan. I am relatively new to the world of RWI. This is my sixth month working in the regional office of Amman. And you know what, although I thought of quitting my job the first three months because the…