In the Western Balkans, even the most fundamental and comparatively minute probing into the workings of government can provoke an aggressive response from the very top, as Milka Tadić-Mijović found out.
‘Whenever laws and bills
in India are passed regarding transgender rights, transmen are almost never called to
the discussion table. So what can I, a transman expect? Sometimes I feel I am in ‘No Man's Land’.
seeking asylum in the UK are regularly disbelieved about how old they are and can
end up facing harmful, protracted disputes. The culture of disbelief so often
criticised in the Home Office has now seeped into some local authorities.
Mediterranean journeys in hope seeks to humanise the debates on migration and question the delineation of refugees from other migrants by taking 'hope', a basic pathway for survival in the context of human mobility, as our starting point. Our aim is to reposition human rights as legal and political priorities, and to open a space for treating human mobility as both a symptom and a feature of global and regional geopolitics. Read on...
The international drug control system has caused much greater damage than the substances it targets. Gross human rights violations have been committed in its name. And after five decades of harsh legal enforcement, criminalisation and militarisation, it has failed to reduce the drug trade. But alternatives exist. Join our debate, as we unravel the human cost of global drug policy.