Issues / Human Rights
Canadian mining companies have long evaded responsibility for abuses carried out by their subsidiaries in the developing world. That could be about to change.
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised greater media freedom. So, why are so many journalists in prison and the overall rights situation deteriorating?
After the war in Iraq, is it feasible to invoke the Responsibility to Protect doctrine to protect civilians from ISIS?
The United Nations Human Rights Council announced a commission of inquiry into alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza.
Human Rights Watch continues to face charges from activists, including Nobel Laureates, who say the group is too close to Washington to criticize U.S. foreign policy.
In a flagrant violation of international law, Israel's assault on Gaza has killed hundreds of civilians and devastated civilian infrastructure.
Every time you think China is becoming a more open society, it goes all repressive again.
A two-year-old executive order has helped thousands of undocumented young people plan for their future, but their plans could be erased with the stroke of a pen.