Issues / Human Rights
Recent events suggest that Cubans might feel freer to speak out than they have in the past.
In the wake of the horrific Westgate Mall attack, some nationalist Kenyan politicians are calling for reprisals against the country's Somalis--many of whom are native Kenyans.
The awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) challenges the illegal and ineffective U.S. policy of going to war against alleged chemical-weapons-possessing countries.
While over four million moved from East Germany to West when the Berlin Wall fell, two million migrated in the other direction.
In the face of escalating repression, Honduran indigenous groups are standing against transnational plunder.
The U.S. government should transfer Abu Anas al-Libi to the United States for a civilian trial in federal court.
Marko Hren has spent a lot of time thinking about the “what if” and believes that peace activists might have been able to prevent the slaughter that spread through the region in the 1990s.
Imprisoned in Iran as a CIA spy, Amir Hekmati refuses to be ransomed.
Indigenous activists in Honduras risk their lives to protect their lands from predatory "development."
We did not need Russian President Vladimir Putin to remind us of the fiction that America’s commitment to values and social practices makes it exceptional in the community of nations.