Issues / Human Rights
The human instinct of herd mentality can't serve as justification for the indiscriminate killing of civilians outside U.S. borders.
Sanctions are undermining President Obama's Burma policy.
Unlike Mexican border states where drug-fueled violence has been on the upswing, violent crime rates in U.S. states bordering Mexico have been decreasing for the last several years.
South Africans appear to have had their constitutional right to protest suspended during the 2010 World Cup, following a directive from the country's police service (SAPS) to municipalities hosting matches.
Economic downturn in Europe has led to an upsurge in racism and xenophobia.
Instead of pinning the blame on Israel for flotilla tragedy, congressional Democrats are leaping to Israel's defense.
The nonviolent activists aboard the flotilla hoping to break the blockade of Gaza were not terrorists, and their provoking of confrontation follows in a long tradition of peace and justice activism.
New U.S. documents reveal Washington's complicity with dictators around the Kwangju uprising of 1980 in South Korea.
The United States has a chance to bring war criminals to justice -- if it supports the International Criminal Court at the upcoming review conference in Kampala.
U.S.-Mexican relations might look at little different in the age of Obama, but the Bush-era priorities remain the same.