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July 12, 2022 By Brian Dooley  War crimes in Ukraine are now so horribly common that one of the local groups tracking them documents incidents virtually every day. The latest report from ...
May 11, 2022 By Brian Dooley  Using new technology to defend human rights is all the rage. The leading international human rights organizations are dedicating significant resources to applying...
May 09, 2022 By Brian Dooley From Lviv in the west to Kharkiv 700 miles away in the northeast, people across Ukraine are talking about war crimes and helping to capture evidence. In the major centers and...
May 05, 2022 By Brian Dooley Tucked in northeastern Ukraine, less than 25 miles from the Russian border, Kharkiv is a major target of Russia’s invasion.  It’s Ukraine’s second-biggest city, and for the...
March 24, 2022 By Brian Dooley Liana Georgi is an activist with the Safe Bow organization, which helps people from marginalized groups fleeing to safety from Ukraine. It was founded by ...
March 23, 2022 Human Rights Defender Mila Yankina of ZMINA is volunteering as a medic in Kyiv. Our Senior Advisor Brian Dooley brought flak jackets to Ukraine for her this week.   By Brian...
March 22, 2022 By Brian Dooley When Russian troops invaded Ukraine, 38-year old Marek had just passed his driving test. He is from eastern Poland, and wanted to help with the humanitarian crisis of people...

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Talking Points | March 01, 2022
What are sanctions, and why are they being used or proposed in this crisis?  The word “sanctions” broadly describes a range of coercive measures usually aimed at changing behavior, either by...
Issue Brief | June 07, 2019
Download PDF Introduction When meeting with President Trump in the Oval Office in September 2018, Polish President Andrzej Duda urged the United States to create a permanent military base in...
Opinions | February 26, 2019
Read Full Report and Download This article originally appeared in The Anatomy of Illiberal States: Assessing and Responding to Democratic Decline in Turkey and Central Europe, published by The...
Report | July 11, 2018
Introduction Poland is soon approaching a point of no return concerning the independence of its judiciary. On July 3, more than 40 percent of the country’s 73 Supreme Court judges as of July 3 are...

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