Issues / Human Rights
New Haitian President Michael Martelly may be hitting the right notes, but Haitians have seen politicians break plenty of promises before.
The time may be at hand when Myanmar's ethnic minorities can overwhelm the Myanmar army.
Let's hope that, unlike with Hiroshima and Nagasaki survivors, bias against Fukushima refugees will be kept to a minimum.
What will we say when other governments follow our example by providing immunity from prosecution to torturers?
Flush with victory from the passage of the anti-BDS bill by the Knesset, Israel's two main parties are pushing new bills to limit dissent and debate within Israel.
In the 2010 fiscal year alone, the U.S. Border Patrol nabbed 447,000 would-be illegal immigrants along the southern border. In 2009, 417 were found dead, meeting their end in an attempt at a better life.
Iran may catch a break as the United States weighs invasions of both Libya and Syria instead.
You may have watched the great British TV series "Blood on the Wire." Is Apple "Blood on the Wireless"?
Nine people were killed when Israel intercepted Gaza-bound aid ships last year. Now a new flotilla is planned, but Instead of condemning the murder, the Obama administration appears to be giving the right-wing Israeli government a green light to flout international law and human rights.
The first to recognize literature's power are the tyrants themselves.