Issues / Human Rights
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.
To effectively advocate for the people of Sudan, we must first understand that Bashir's open disdain for democracy in the region is amply matched by Washington's.
The fight against Arizona's new immigration law is heating up.
New elections are needed to resolve the escalating tensions in Thailand.
The killing of two human rights activists in Mexico is only the most recent example of Mexico's slide into lawlessness. The Mexican government, columnist Laura Carlsen argues, is part of the problem, not part of the solution.
Muslims in the United States are relatively well integrated into society. So, why the recent spate of attacks carried out by U.S. Muslims?
U Win Tin spent 19 years in Rangoon's notorious Insein prison. The chief strategist of the National League for Democracy managed to keep organizing even behind bars.