Issues / Human Rights
President Obama has made some progress in making it easier for legitimate asylum-seekers to stay in the United States. But more can be done.
Instead of pinning the blame on Israel for flotilla tragedy, congressional Democrats are leaping to Israel's defense.
Is trading the investigation of the Gaza flotilla incident for easing of Israel's blockade of Gaza the right move?
Many are leery of distinguishing honor killings from domestic violence for fear of victimizing Muslims.
Two Border Patrol killings in two weeks have thrown U.S.-Mexican relations into a tailspin.
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.