Issues / Human Rights
Unlike Poland, Hungary or Yugoslavia, Romania saw no critical socialist movement emerge in response to the orthodox Communists in power.
Ukraine is in the throes of a human rights crisis, with serious violations on both sides.
A new film offers a look at the human beings lost in the debate over "border security."
How a former child laborer became a union organizer for Bangladesh's garment workers.
Roma women must confront not only the prejudices of society as a whole but also discrimination within traditional Roma families.
Uruguay's president has put the country on the map as one of the world’s most exciting experiments in creative, progressive governance.
Afghan justice is buried three sub-basements down.
Many families in Nigeria are already skeptical about women's education. The Nigerian government's failure to protect schoolgirls makes it worse.
The late Romanian sociologist Nicolae Gheorghe hoped to see the Roma model a transnational society, broader and freer than nation-states.
Costa Rican lawyer Roberto Zamora sued his government for supporting the Bush administration's illegal war in Iraq—and won.