by Will Freeman Posted on July 30, 2014
A leaked World Bank document says the organization is planning to gut crucial safeguards created to protect indigenous peoples and the environment.
by Noam Back Posted on July 16, 2014 Updated: July 29, 2014
A new study by the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran found that Iranian human rights activists and victims support the nuclear negotiation and that a deal could bring renewed focus on human rights in Iran.
by Will Freeman Posted on July 8, 2014 Updated: July 9, 2014
The world's most populous Muslim nation prepares to choose between an establishment strongman and a young political outsider, each with huge flaws.
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by Hayes Brown Posted on July 7, 2014 Updated: July 8, 2014
A human rights violating country has expelled the top U.S. diplomat for human rights for meeting with an opposition group.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 28, 2014
"We have 60,000 names that are documented, but we still have 200,000 detainees we don't know anything about," the opposition leader said.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on March 26, 2014
Some 2,500 U.S. inmates are serving life in prison with no chance of parole for offenses that occurred before they turned 18.
by Nicole Flatow Posted on March 25, 2014 Updated: March 26, 2014
Tom Horner introduces his latest rationale for voter suppression laws.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 25, 2014 Updated: March 26, 2014
The U.S. relationship with Uganda illustrates how it struggles to keep its values in balance.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 24, 2014
Despite even Russia and China ordering Syria to allow humanitarian aid and halt targeting civilians, both practices are still rampant.
by Hayes Brown Posted on February 19, 2014 Updated: February 19, 2014
It's been a rough twenty-four hours for Russia's president.