This commentary was originally published in the Myanmar Times.
Since Myanmar’s landmark election in November 2015, the National League for Democracy government has publicly condemned the use of so-called hate speech on several occasions and...
16 August 2016
By Lucy Purdon, Research Fellow, Information and Communication Technology, IHRB
It is an obvious but uncomfortable truth that there is no quick fix for modern slavery. It is too enmeshed in corruption to be solved by box-ticking initiatives. It is too financially rewarding to be given up easily by perpetrators. The...
29 July 2016
By Emma Crates, Freelance journalist
This commentary was originally published on openDemocracy.
In 2007, the Rockefeller Foundation devised the term “impact investing”, officially inaugurating a new era in finance and development.
This form of investing channel funds privately to...
27 July 2016
By Motoko Aizawa, Managing Director, IHRB USA
Milo Yiannopoulos is the kind of man who becomes well-known only because of the Internet. An editor at the right-wing website, Breitbart, he has, often been suspended from Twitter, the online micro-blogging site, because of his abusive behaviour...
22 July 2016
By Salil Tripathi, Senior Advisor, Global Issues, IHRB
The result of the UK’s referendum on whether it should remain part of the European Union (EU) has left the country in a state of economic and political turmoil. One question we should be asking is, what does Brexit mean for ongoing efforts to...
13 July 2016
By John Morrison, Chief Executive, IHRB