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About Tor Hodenfield

Tor Hodenfield is a Policy and Advocacy Officer at CIVICUS: World Alliance for Citizen Participation where he specializes in advocacy at the UN Human Rights Council. Prior to joining CIVICUS, Tor was an advisor for a human rights monitoring group in the Horn of Africa.

Articles by Tor Hodenfield

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Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

Sioux protests and the protection of human rights in the United States

Tribal leaders’ protests against the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota have been showing how both environmental and human rights are so difficult to defend in the US. Español

Las protestas de los sioux y la protección de los derechos humanos en Estados Unidos

Las protestas contra el oleoducto DAPL en Dakota del Norte han demostrado lo difíciles que son de defender los derechos humanos y el medio ambiente en Estados Unidos. English

The hypocrisy of foreign funding laws in Ethiopia

In the constantly shrinking space for civil society around the world, Ethiopia faces some enormous challenges in generating local support. Largely due to the country’s new CSO Proclamation, which severely restricts foreign funding of rights groups, human rights work in the country has nearly shut down. But can local donors pick up the slack? A contribution to the openGlobalRights debate on Funding for Human Rights.

 

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