Issues / Human Rights
Some African economies would need to grow at the impossible rate of seven percent to meet the Millennium Development Goal for poverty eradication.
Russia’s Olympic success and growth are meaningless if xenophobia continues to dominate its society.
Russia’s President Putin may have induced Ukraine’s President Yanukovych to crack down violently on protesters.
As the human rights situation in the Philippines has deteriorated, U.S. military aid has ramped up.
What’s needed in Syria is not military intervention, but a global peace offensive.
Tatjana Bohm: “There is this saying: ‘If you don’t fight back, if you don’t resist, you will end up in the kitchen.’”
Europe will never fully democratize until the Roma enjoy the same rights, privileges, and opportunities as their European brethren.
Pakistan's elected government claims to oppose U.S. drone strikes. So why has it kidnapped a prominent drone war critic?
Forced evictions are happening throughout Brazil in advance of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympics, exacerbating the country's growing inequality.
The Winter Olympics in Sochi have brought renewed scrutiny to vulnerabilities that could undermine Russia's ongoing ambitions for international prestige.