Issues / Human Rights
Zahra's Paradise skillfully employs the story of one family to elucidate a tenuous historical moment in Iran, fleshing it out in the richest of both human and political terms.
Tunisia's economy is crying out for state intervention.
When it comes to attitudes toward gays and lesbians in Africa, donor countries need to conjure up all their skill to walk the tightrope between mindfulness and meddling.
Tunisia's future is in the grasping hands of its new ruling party, Ennadha.
We can be sure, however, that as long as Liberty Square and occupations around the world remain sites of contestation, disputed spaces riven by multiple claims, they will continue to be spaces of appearance, stages for actors, action, and the spectacular production of democracy.
The MEK has been stranded in Iraq by the United States.
Is detente with Burma just around the corner?
Deposed Tunisian President Zine al Abedine Ben Ali left a legacy of repression, torture, and death.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu throws in with Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on legislation targeting dissident NGO's.
A new collection of source documents shows that torture is nothing new in American history.