Issues / Human Rights
Though Western leaders now lionize Nelson Mandela, the only leaders who stood up for his struggle when it counted were those most demonized by the West.
The Obama’s administration’s policy on Western Sahara constitutes nothing less than a rejection of fundamental principles of international law.
Through vote buying and brute violence, supporters of the 2009 coup in Honduras may have stolen the 2013 election.
A Syrian national who fought in Bosnia and now languishes in an immigration detention center reflects on the Bosnian war, his predicament, and the civil war in Syria.
Each year Conn Hallinan looks aghast at news stories and newsmakers that beggar belief.
A French re-militarization of Africa, under the well-worn pretext of humanitarian intervention, is in the making.
If Nelson Mandela were alive and an active revolutionary today, would he have been targeted for extrajudicial assassination?
Faced with the failure of conventional lobbying, the climate protection movement is now turning to mass civil disobedience—but we can take it further still.
Human Rights Day is an ideal time to acknowledge that what is presented as a pure human rights project is, for oppressed peoples, actually sullied by politics.
Few in the West know that Yemen is not just the only state in the Arabian Peninsula with a republican form of government, but it was the first to grant voting rights to women.