15 ABA Journal ABA Abroad articles.
As a member of the ABA Center for Human Rights team, Waris Husain has the privilege of helping those on the front line of justice across Asia. One recent case highlights CHR’s ability to take immediate action to assist a justice defender in danger.
Jul 30, 2020 1:20 PM CDT
“While lawyers do indispensable work throughout the human rights community, as I hoped to do, it is something else again for the entire legal profession, as represented by the ABA, to advocate human rights. That was power.”
Jul 7, 2020 9:04 AM CDT
Communities around the world are reeling from the repercussions of the novel coronavirus pandemic and measures taken to contain it. Democratic backsliding threatens to derail significant development gains we have…
May 28, 2020 11:24 AM CDT
In the interest of flattening the COVID-19 curve, upholding the fundamental rights of detainees and enhancing national security, human rights defenders arbitrarily detained for their legitimate rights work should be…
Apr 16, 2020 3:54 PM CDT
TrialWatch is a global initiative established by the Clooney Foundation for Justice that monitors trials in which there appears to be a risk of fair trial violations.
Feb 13, 2020 4:57 PM CST
More than 7,100 miles away from the Torrance Courthouse in the Superior Court of California where I am the supervising judge, I found myself in a conference room in Tbilisi,…
Dec 19, 2019 4:02 PM CST
Like many post-World War II global institutions in today’s political climate, the International Criminal Court can feel disconnected from the ideals and optimism that created it as the world’s…
Nov 27, 2019 2:55 PM CST
Oct 3, 2019 6:30 AM CDT
In early 2017, after two years as deputy director of the ABA Rule of Law Initiative’s Beijing, China, office and four years managing ROLI’s programs in China, I relocated to…
Sep 5, 2019 4:41 PM CDT
As William Hammink has seen as country director of the ABA ROLI offices in Tunisia and Libya, ROLI is more than a team of experts of lawyers and judges. It’s also a dedicated team working together to implement key rule of law and human rights programs.
Jul 25, 2019 4:55 PM CDT
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Mar 28, 2019 2:47 PM CDT
Willie Kimani was a Kenyan lawyer who was brutally murdered in 2016. At the time of his death, he was representing a victim of police misconduct and calling for an…
Feb 28, 2019 6:45 AM CST
For the past decade, I have been a good friend of a tax judge in Turkey. On July 16, 2016, his last tweet read: “Arrest warrants were issued for 2,745 judges and prosecutors INCLUDING ME who were suspended [this] morning.”
Jan 24, 2019 1:00 PM CST