As the horrors of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continue to unfold, world leaders are calling for Russian President Vladimir Putin to face prosecution before an international tribunal. Professor David M. Crane of Syracuse University College of Law has the rare distinction of having previously prosecuted a standing president in his role as Chief Prosecutor of [...]

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Twitter // Saurabh Kirpal

Saurabh Kirpal is on track to becoming India’s first openly gay judge. Last week, the country’s Supreme Court recommended the nomination of Kirpal, a senior advocate and self-described “accidental LGBTQ activist,” to serve as a judge in the Delhi High Court, in what is considered by many to be a significant equal rights milestone—the latest [...]

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The military coup in Myanmar has destabilized most of the country, but many in Myanmar’s Rakhine State, one of its poorest, see little difference between the old democratic regime and the military dictatorship. The Rakhine, or the Arakanese, have suffered through British and Japanese colonialism, poverty, exploitation, and human rights violations. An 18 month-long internet blackout, [...]

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