Issues / Human Rights
Just two months after mass graves were discovered in Malaysia, the U.S. State Department upgraded the country's human rights ranking. Here's why.
Survivors say rape has become "just a normal thing" for women caught up in South Sudan's civil war.
After the war, 200,000 Jews emigrated from Poland to escape anti-Semitism.
You may have heard that “both sides” committed abuses in last Gaza war. But there's no comparison when it comes to the scale of the violations — or the body count.
Visual artist Arko Datto combines satellite images and text to paint a picture of migrant workers’ lives in the Arabian Peninsula — and his findings aren't pretty.
The landmark U.S. disability rights legislation became the basis for an international treaty embraced by much of the world — but not, ironically, by the U.S. itself.
In the New Yorker, Dexter Filkins writes about Argentine prosecutor Albert Nisman's doomed attempts to prosecute the Asociación Mutual Israelita Argentina bombing.
Deficiencies in dealing with parliament and the judicial and education systems hobbled Solidarity and Poland.
Israel insists that Gaza isn't under blockade. So why are humanitarian aid vessels still turned away?
To hear Saudi leaders tell it, the kingdom is under constant threat from Iran. But graver threats of their own making lurk at home.