By Carimah Townes on February 5, 2014
The most extensive report of its kind finds that while progress is being made, the female genital mutilation is still widespread and as harmful as ever.
By Hayes Brown on January 10, 2014
A sign erected in a U.N. camp shows different areas for South Sudanese ethnic groups. Here's why.
By Hayes Brown on January 7, 2014
“The one thing about politics, Kenneth Bae did one thing. If you understand — if you understand what Kenneth Bae did,” Rodman said, launching his rant.
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By Hayes Brown on January 6, 2014
Will it really benefit a North Korean "charity for the deaf"?
By Carimah Townes on January 4, 2014
The recent beheading and mutilation of children is alarming, but mass child suffering is not new to Central African Republic.
By Hayes Brown on December 20, 2013
Activists and officials alike are praising the Atrocities Prevention Board for finally playing its intended role.
By Annie-Rose Strasser on December 18, 2013
Deaths, kidnappings, and imprisonment defined the year for journalists.
By Carimah Townes on December 17, 2013
Death, displacement, disease, and hunger are affecting 2.3 million children in Central African Republic.
By Zack Beauchamp on December 5, 2013
"We're all moved by the fact that freedom is indivisible, convinced that the denial of the rights of one diminish the freedom of others."
By Matt Duss on November 26, 2013
Failure to get a deal in Geneva would have dramatically weakened Iran's president and empowered his hardline critics, thereby removing a chance to improve human rights in the Islamic Republic.