Below find all news, posts, and updates in chronological order by:
- 2023 PTS Release
(September 22, 2023)
The 2023 PTS release provides scores for the annual reports by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the U.S. State Department for 2022.
- 2022 PTS Release
(August 25, 2022)
The 2022 PTS release includes scores covering the 2021 annual reports by Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, and the U.S. State Department.
- 2021 PTS Release
(October 14, 2021)
Our 2021 PTS release includes scores covering events of 2020 as well as scores for previously uncoded reports.
- SVS Website Launch
(October 13, 2021)
We launched a new website for the Societal Violence Scale project -- measuring human rights violations by non-state actors.
- 2020 PTS Release
(September 13, 2020)
Our 2020 PTS release includes scores covering events of 2019 as well as scores for previously uncoded reports.
- 2019 PTS Release
(August 14, 2019)
We released the latest PTS Scores covering events of 2018 as well as a sample scores for previously uncoded reports.
- 2018 PTS Release
(December 06, 2018)
We released the latest PTS Scores covering events of 2017. Our dataset now covers a 42-year period from 1976 to 2017.
- Human Rights in Democracies
(December 15, 2017)
Peter Haschke's book exploring human rights practices in democracies.
- 2017 PTS Release
(October 11, 2017)
Today, we released the latest PTS Scores covering events of 2016. Our dataset now covers a 41-year period from 1976 to 2016.
- 2016 PTS Release
(September 09, 2016)
We have released the latest PTS Scores covering events of 2015. Scores are based on the most recent human rights reports.
- Introducing the Societal Violence Scale (SVS)
(August 27, 2015)
The Societal Violence Scale (SVS) has been released to complement the PTS' focus on state as opposed to non-state human rights violations.
- Missingness and Comparability of Scores
(July 17, 2015)
A note on whether one should replace missing scores in one scale with the values from one of the others.
- New Amnesty International Annual Reports
(July 01, 2015)
Unlike in 2014, Amnesty International has again released its annual report this year.
- The SAGE Handbook of Human Rights
(August 26, 2014)
Two volume handbook on Human Rights edited by Anja Mihr and Mark Gibney.
- Watching Human Rights: The 101 Best Films
(January 25, 2014)
Mark Gibney's book on Human Rights in film and cinema.
- Litigating Transnational Human Rights Obligations
(October 28, 2013)
Edited Volume on extraterritorial human rights obligations by Mark Gibney and Wouter Vandenhole
- The Politics of Human Rights: The Quest for Dignity
(October 30, 2010)
Human Rights textbook by Sabine Carey, Mark Gibney, and the late Steven Poe.