Issues / Human Rights
The president of Haiti—a country with no external threats, a history of military repression, and an abundance of more pressing problems—is rebuilding the once-banished Haitian military.
Disaster relief has increasingly become part of the justification for increased U.S. troop deployments in the Asia-Pacific region.
Change won't come to America's broken immigration system from policymakers. It will come from organizers.
Major Indian publisher capitulates to right-wing Hindu group.
Some African economies would need to grow at the impossible rate of seven percent to meet the Millennium Development Goal for poverty eradication.
Russia’s Olympic success and growth are meaningless if xenophobia continues to dominate its society.
Russia’s President Putin may have induced Ukraine’s President Yanukovych to crack down violently on protesters.
As the human rights situation in the Philippines has deteriorated, U.S. military aid has ramped up.
What’s needed in Syria is not military intervention, but a global peace offensive.
Tatjana Bohm: “There is this saying: ‘If you don’t fight back, if you don’t resist, you will end up in the kitchen.’”