Issues / Human Rights
The testing of nuclear weapons has had devastating effects as well.
Throughout his entire life, Dennis Brutus fought systems of exploitation and oppression. In one of his last interviews he discusses his past, the latest attempts of social movements to fight global oppression, and the role of the United States in the world.
Agustín Velloso looks at Obiang’s controversial effort to obtain wider global respect and appreciation through the creation of an international prize in partnership with UNESCO.
Three weeks after Haiti's devastating earthquake, nearly 100 U.S. lawmakers joined with key civil society groups here Thursday to urge the Group of Seven (G7) leading western nations to commit to cancelling all of the Caribbean country's multilateral debt.
A press conference in Libya on human rights? It's only one of the astonishing changes happening in the country.
It’s time to hold those responsible for last year’s blood-bath in Sri Lanka accountable for their war crimes.
The Obama administration’s failure to speak out more boldly against human rights abuses is a poor moral and a political choice.
The U.S. treatment of Haiti is, unfortunately, nothing new.
The latest attempt to highlight the crisis in Gaza captured some media attention. But a failure to balance principle with pragmatism meant that the Gaza Freedom March did not achieve its full potential.
A poetic tribute to South Africa poet and activist Dennis Brutus.