Issues / Human Rights
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.
It’s time for the United States to examine how its own foreign policy promotes genocide, and take the actions necessary to curb it.
How Nelson Mandela and ordinary citizens from all over the world strong-armed corporations, changed U.S. foreign policy, and ended apartheid in South Africa.
A tribute to Nelson Mandela from San Francisco's East Bay, birthplace of the U.S. anti-apartheid movement.