Month: February 2019

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 Human Rights Measurement Initiative’s work depends on cooperation from human rights defenders everywhere to develop […]

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 […]