Timoney Time in Bahrain

Timoney Time in Bahrain

Bahrain’s Interior Ministry has hired the heavy-handed former police chief of Philadelphia and Miami.

Challenging U.S. Support for Israeli Occupation and Apartheid

Meet speakers Phyllis Bennis, an Institute for Policy Studies Fellow and independent Palestinian commentator Omar Barghouti in an informal setting to discuss Palestinian Civil Society calls for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel until it complies with international law, and universal principles of human rights.

Eight Fearless Mexicans

Eight Fearless Mexicans

These movement leaders, artists, grass roots organizers, labor leaders, and clergy people are working in the front trenches of the struggle for human rights.

Cuba’s Culture of Dissent

Cuba’s Culture of Dissent

Caricatures of Cuba as intolerant of political expression may contain a kernel of truth, but they miss the richness of dissent in the daily life of Cuba’s political culture.

35th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

35th Annual Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards

The 2011 LM Awards mark the 35th anniversary of the assassination on September 21st, 1976 of Chilean diplomat Orlando Letelier and American Ronni Karpen Moffitt, colleagues at the Institute for Policy Studies. The Letelier-Moffitt Human Rights Awards ceremony highlights human rights movements from the United States and the Americas.

Poets Stand Up

Poets Stand Up

On the Walk of Shame, poets visit the embassies of Burma, Yemen, and Turkmenistan to read aloud the poems that can’t be read inside those countries.

A Migrant’s Journey

A Migrant’s Journey

Belén, Posada Del Migrante (Bethlehem, the Migrant’s Shelter) is a migrant shelter based in Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico  which continues to be the voice for the human rights of migrants in transit facing kidnapping, extortion, sexual abuse and murder.

Please join our panel as they shed light on the violence against female migrants, the abuse of migrants and the details of their work as they document and denounce human rights violations of migrants by Mexican officials.

100 Thousand Poets for Change, DC: Poetry Walk of Shame

100 Thousand Poets for Change, DC: Poetry Walk of Shame

Join Split This Rock and Foreign Policy in Focus, a project of the Institute for Policy Studies, as we give voice to some of those poets for one day. We’ll take a short walk to the embassies of three countries — Yemen, Burma,… and Turkmenistan — where citizens have no right to free speech, where poets, writers, and other freedom lovers have been threatened, arrested, and murdered for their words and their activism.

Bahrain and Human Rights

Bahrain and Human Rights

Bahrain has suppressed its protest movement with the help of Saudi Arabia and the United States.