Reports, Studies and Policy Papers


U.S. Detention and Removal of Asylum Seekers: An International Human Rights Law Analysis (June 2016)

Persecution of the Rohingya Muslims: Is Genocide Occurring in Myanmar’s Rakhine State? – A Legal Analysis (for Fortify Rights) (October 2015)

They Only Do This to Transgender Girls: Abuses of Transgender Sex Workers in Singapore (May 2015)

Letting the Big Fish Swim: Failures to Prosecute High-Level Corruption in Uganda (October 2013)

United Nations Commissions of Inquiry and the Case for Iran (January 2015)

The State of Civil and Human Rights in the United States: Hearing Before the Senate Judiciary Subcommitee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Human Rights (December 9, 2014)

Abuse of Juveniles by the Faisalabad Police (A Follow-Up Report to Policing as Torture), with Justice Project Pakistan (June 2014)

Policing as Torture: A Report on Systematic Brutality and Torture by the Police in Faisalabad, Pakistan, with Justice Project Pakistan (June 2014)

Welcome Home: The Rise of Tent Cities in the United States, with the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty (March 2014)

Cruel, Inhuman, and Degrading: Homelessness in the United States under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, with the National Law Center on Homelessness & Poverty, Submitted to the U.N. Human Rights Committee (August 23, 2013)

I'm Going to Move Forward: Stories of Change from Men Imprisoned as Children in Connecticut (May 2013)

Human Rights and Climate Change Obligations, for the Experts' Group on Global Climate Obligations (April 2013)

Youth Matters: A Second Look for Connecticut's Children Serving Long Prison Sentences, with Civil Justice Clinic, Quinnipiac University School of Law (March 2013)

Victims of Complacency: The Ongoing Trafficking and Abuse of Third Country Nationals by U.S. Government Contractors, with the American Civil Liberties Union (June 2012)

The Involvement and Responsibilities of International Financial Institutions in Asian Farmland Investment, a paper prepared for the Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development (April 2011)

The Involvement and Responsibilities of International Financial Institutions in Asian Farmland Investment, a paper prepared for the Asian NGO Coalition for Agrarian Reform and Rural Development: Abstract and Executive Summary (April 2011)

Tearing Apart at the Seams: How Widespread Use of Fixed-Duration Contracts Threatens Cambodian Workers and the Cambodian Garment Industry (April 2011)

Gender-Based Violence in Southern Sudan: Justice for Women Long Overdue: A Study for the Enough Project and Study Demands Justice for Survivors of Gender-Based Violence in Southern Sudan (blog posting) (Jan. 24, 2011)

The Myth of Normalcy: Impunity and the Judiciary in Kashmir (June 2009).

An Analysis of Select Companies' Operations in Sudan: A Resource for Divestment (December 13, 2005)

Indonesian Human Rights Abuses in West Papua: Application of the Law of Genocide to the History of Indonesian Control (April 2004)

Summary Memo on Requirement of Free, Prior and Informed Consent of Indigenous Communities for Sub-Surface Resource Extraction (August 21, 2003)

Violence Against Women in the United States: A Report of Trends, Legal Developments, and Best Practices, Prepared for Radhika Coomaraswamy, UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women, Covering the Period of her Tenure (1993-2002)