Category Archives: Human rights

Oct 2 2012

How International Aid for Drug Enforcement Fuels Human Rights Abuses


  By Damon Barrett, Deputy Director of Harm Reduction International. It is increasingly clear that there is a fundamental lack of oversight of how international aid – provided by the US, Europe and the United Nations to poorer countries – … Continue reading

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May 9 2012

The New Islamists: Pluralism and Minorities?


In his analysis of Islamist governance on pluralism and minorities Fawaz A. Gerges concludes this special series of posts commissioned by LSE IDEAS exploring Islamism and the Arab Spring. The series also includes articles on the history of political Islam, … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by David Britain

May 6 2012

Leap of Faith: Perspectives on Drug Legalisation Following the Summit of the Americas

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By Jacob Parakilas After decades as a seemingly unchallengeable feature of the new global system, the prohibition of drugs is finally coming under sustained criticism from a broad-based coalition, which for the first time includes sitting heads of state. While … Continue reading

Posted by: Posted on by Xiomara Vargas-Aponte