Issues / Human Rights
China is experimenting with "soft power" approaches to its restive minority populations, but brute force remains an omnipresent threat.
Even some critics of Israel bristled when its recent attacks on Gaza were called "genocidal." But a closer look reveals disturbing parallels with genocides past.
Migrant domestic workers from Bangladesh enjoy little protection from their government, but they’re not alone.
A quarter century after the fall of Ceausescu, there are still many institutions and orphanages throughout Romania.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
Meet the Swiss businessman who started a business school in communist Pyongyang.
In the smallest Gulf kingdoms, upwards of 90 percent of residents are immigrant laborers. Many face unspeakable abuse.
Though it scarcely makes headlines, the Central African Republic's vicious civil war has created a sickening humanitarian crisis.
Yazidi refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan now sleep in classrooms, hallways, and the courtyards of facilities intended for children’s education. What happens when school starts?
Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s “urban renewal” ripped the heart out of Bucharest .