Issues / Human Rights
The persistence of Crusader myths and their transposition into a Cold War framework help explain why the West is saddled with so many misconceptions about Islam.
Israeli abuses in the Occupied Territories have been well publicized. Less well known is the treatment of Palestinians living inside Israel.
Tensions remain high in Uganda even one year after riots left dozens dead.
The Rising Continent assesses the performance of the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) and UN peacekeepers' forces in DR Congo (MONUSCO), and concludes that both failed to live up to their mandate:
In rural Mexico, the flush toilet is a human rights victory.
Desperate to secure supply routes to Afghanistan, the United States has been spending at least six times more on military aid for the mostly authoritarian states of Central Asia than on efforts to promote political liberalisation and human rights in the region.
This Halloween, try to ensure that your chocolate isn't tainted.
Gen. August Pinochet was Chile's dark sun.
Artist Edgar Endress talks about his work on immigration, the currency of eks, and the Balkanization of Bolivia.
Translating a play usually involves only translating the source text's language while retaining details of periods, characters, names, settings, etc.