Comparative Politics and Human Rights

At the time of this writing, 2 February 2017, the United States of America is a liberal democracy. Equal representation in government due to frequent, fair and free elections, and governmental accountability are arguably some of the guiding maxims shaping and molding the relationship between American citizens and their government.  Democracy, as publicly educated schoolchildren … Continue reading Comparative Politics and Human Rights

Coronavirus and Religion

As the Covid-19 pandemic is taking the whole world by a storm of chaos and confusion, it is directly affecting various aspects of people’s lives. People around the world are trying to get used to this new normal and cope up with the challenges and changes in daily life caused by this global crisis. Since … Continue reading Coronavirus and Religion

Aleppo, Just War and Responsibility to Protect: Why we have failed humanity!

By RUSS HUNTER I was fortunate to attend a lecture by Dr. John Pace who served in the United Nations for thirty-three years. He distinguished himself as a champion of human rights. He was Secretary to the Commission on Human Rights (1978 to 1994) and Coordinator of the Vienna World Conference on Human Rights (1991 to … Continue reading Aleppo, Just War and Responsibility to Protect: Why we have failed humanity!


Contributors Dr. Tina Kempin Reuter Dr. Tina Kempin Reuter is the Director of the Institute for Human Rights and Associate Professor of human rights, peace studies, and international politics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Her research focuses on human rights, ethnic conflict and genocide studies, and conflict management and peace making with … Continue reading Contributors