Issues / Human Rights
The Responsibility to Protect doctrine, regardless of the good intentions of some proponents, is just another method for the more powerful to impose their will on the less powerful.
Inaction in the face of genocide is itself a crime.
When it comes to protecting people from genocide, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.
Criminalizing prostitution might seem like a good way to address sex trafficking.
Bush's legal advisors facilitated the administration's use of torture. Should we drag them in front of the court?
We've got the best opportunity in 60 years to create a more pro-people global financial order.
Since the end to the U.S. wars in Southeast Asia, many other wars have been waged, in other parts of the world, in new terrain, villages, and communities. Yet, the wars in Southeast Asia lingers.
By restricting military assistance to Indonesia, President Obama can do the most for human rights in the world's largest Muslim-majority country.
If rich countries respond to their own financial woes by slashing aid to the world's poorest countries, the Millennium Development Goals will end up on the boulevard of broken dreams.
Serious economic engagement with North Korea can help improve the human rights situation in one of the bleakest parts of the globe.