Issues / Human Rights
President Obama's new budget requests an increase in State Department funding, but simultaneously decreases funds vital for humanitarian, health, and other aid groups.
The presence of military bases in Japan has been a strong cause of unrest and outspoken frustation.
Libya is not a convincing precedent for intervening in Syria by arming opposition groups.
Nir Rosen's reporting from Syria for alJazeera reveals the character of the opposition.
The South Korean government used the National Security Law to suppress dissent in Jeju in 1948 and again today.
Though well-intentioned, the use of drones to conduct surveillance for human rights violations is ill-advised.
Honduras has become a human rights disaster.
The dissident, like the plant, does not kowtow to the sky.
Though failing to generate buzz, Angelina Jolie's film about Bosnia deserves to be widely viewed.
The NDAA will only provide more legal cover for the executive branch to further undermine habeas corpus.