Olivia Enos

Olivia Enos, policy analyst in the Asian Studies Center at The Heritage Foundation, specializes in human rights and transnational criminal issues. These include human trafficking and human smuggling, drug trafficking, religious freedom, and other social and humanitarian challenges facing Asia.

Chinese Government Targets Children to Further Control Uighurs
Chinese Government Targets Children to Further Control Uighurs

As the crisis in Xinjiang continues, new information continues to reveal the Chinese government’s pernicious and deceptive methods of political…

What We’ve Learned from Hong Kong Protests So Far
What We’ve Learned from the Hong Kong Protests So Far

When Chief Executive Carrie Lam and Hong Kong’s Legislative Council originally introduced the proposed extradition law in late March 2019,…

ProvCast Ep. 22: Postmortem of the Trump-Kim Summit, and What Should Happen Next

Olivia Enos—a policy analyst at the Heritage Foundation who traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam, for President Trump’s second summit with Kim Jong-un—reviews the current economic and human rights situation in North Korea, what happened at the summit, Trump canceling military exercises, and Kim continuing his missile program. She also gives her advice for what the US should do next.

What to Expect from the Inter-Korean Summit
What to Expect from the Inter-Korean Summit

The US and South Korea should have contingencies ready in case negotiations with North Korea don’t go as planned.

America Should Support the Rohingya and Place Sanctions on Burmese Military
America Should Support the Rohingya and Place Sanctions on Burmese Military

The Burmese military is the primary perpetrator of violence against Rohingya. Villages in Maungdaw township on the border with Bangladesh are almost completely empty because Rohingya fled the brutal violence. The United Nations is calling it a textbook case of ethnic cleansing, and Human Rights Watch believes it may constitute crimes against humanity.

Recent Removal of Anti-Trafficking Organization Bad Sign for Civil Society in Cambodia Agape International Missions
Recent Removal of Anti-Trafficking Organization Bad Sign for Civil Society in Cambodia

Regardless of the ethnicity of the women in the CNN documentary, the fact remains that child sex trafficking is a problem in Cambodia.

ProvCast Episode 7: North Korea Human Rights Crisis Olivia Enos Podcast
ProvCast Episode 7: North Korea’s Human Rights Crisis

In this episode we will speak with Olivia Enos from the Heritage Foundation about different North Korea human rights issues—including North Koreans being trafficked through China, religious persecution, and other violations.

Do Not Be Afraid – Help is on the Way
Do Not Be Afraid – Help is on the Way

In the midst of dire circumstances, civil society and church communities in Lebanon are providing necessary assistance to Syrian refugees. And the fulfillment of many refugees’ dreams rests on the generosity and sacrifice of countless individuals deciding to serve their community.

President Obama Should Stay Focused Human Rights Laos
President Obama Should Stay Focused on Human Rights in Laos

Obama should address human rights challenges in his private meetings with Laotian government officials. More specifically, Obama should reiterate U.S. government calls for an investigation into the enforced disappearance of decorated Laotian rural community leader, Sombath Somphone.