Tag: Freedom from arbitrary arrest

Kyrgyzstan’s relatively peaceful 2017 presidential election in 2017 gives hope that the nation can make lasting changes. However, the situation of ethnic minorities there have shown little improvement since the outbreak of inter-ethnic violence between the ethnic majority Kyrgyz and the ethnic minority Uzbek population. UN reports estimate nearly 400,000 people were displaced as a […]

The Human Rights Measurement Initiative has released 2019 human rights data for Australia, with some disturbing results: Australia scores only 5.5 out of 10 for freedom from torture Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders are identified as particularly at risk of violation of all 12 human rights HRMI measures Refugees and asylum seekers are also […]