Pogrom at RightsCon?

I recently had the opportunity to attend RightsCon, a convention which brought over 8000 participants from 174 countries to discuss ‘human rights in the digital age’. The breadth of topics and attendees was astounding. I was able to chat with an investigative journalist from Jordan, a Bolivian environmental defender, and representatives of an organization called …

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Expel Russia from world cup

How to kick Russia out of world sports

              On February 28th, the FIFA council, governing body of world soccer, suspended Russia from participating in international soccer matches, including the upcoming World Cup. This was after intense pressure from Western governments to punish Russia for its invasion of Ukraine. Read news coverage here.               FIFA initially hesitated to take this step, citing its …

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