Month: February 2019

Read in another languageعربى (AR) Español (ES) Francés (FR) 한국어 (KO)Português (PT)русский (RU)Tiếng Việt (VI) HRMI? Her-me? Her-mi? ‘The Human Rights Measurement Initiative’ is a bit of a mouthful, so we call it HRMI for short, pronounced ‘her-mee’. “Comparative data on countries’ human rights performance is a useful way to hold governments to account. The […]

Media stories of disappearances, arbitrary and illegal arrests, and extrajudicial killings are now so commonplace in Mexico that they almost seem normal. But the Human Rights Measurement Initiative’s new data measuring respect for civil and political rights in Mexico show that this situation is not normal at all. Indeed, Mexicans know this is far from […]

Since the election of Rodrigo Duterte in June 2016, a violent ‘war on drugs’ has claimed upwards of 5,000 lives in the Philippines. Executions by police and militia groups that target drug dealers and users not only exacerbate the drug problem but constitute a violation of the right to freedom from execution by extrajudicial killing. […]