A Contrario

A CONTRARIO is a blog devoted to research and writing on global justice issues. Since its inception in September 2012, the A CONTRARIO team seeks to inspire discourse on various subjects related to international justice, in addition to fostering relationships with and engaging the international community on related issues.

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Andy Taylor Six years after the 7.8 Earthquake on the 16th of April 2016, the human rights of those who survived remain conspicuously ignored. According to World Vision the Earthquake killed nearly 700 people and severely injured more than 6,000. Out

Qaila Sarwar The Uighurs It is estimated that just under one million people have been placed into what the Chinese Government have termed ‘re-education centres’, in order to ostensibly combat extremist views and religious-based terrorism. The Xinjiang Government and educational

Reuben Moses For two years in a row, Cameroon, beset by a civil armed conflict in the West and Boko Haram insurgency in the North, has topped the Norwegian Refugee Council’s (NRC) list of the “most neglected displacement crises in

Regina Paulose[1] In early January, young Rohingya children went outside of their homes in search of firewood. Four children tripped on a landmine and perished. The remaining children were severely injured. In 1997 the Mine Ban Convention (Ottawa Treaty) banned