Issues / Human Rights
Burkina Faso, known as the “land of upright men” (pace women), forced long-time president Blaise Compaoré to resign.
For the Islamic State to preside over a caliphate takes money — lots of it.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced one of the most provocative settlements yet.
The murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines reveals both the transphobia of the U.S. Marine Corps and the dangers of U.S. military presence in the region.
The murder and disappearance of students from Ayotzinapa is raising questions once again about the complicity of law enforcement and public officials in Mexico's drug wars.
Romanian educators perpetuate a vicious cycle of failure with Roma children.
The Obama administration is making it harder for Central Americans to get refugee status.
Refugees come from as far away as East Africa to try their luck at crossing the Rio Grande.
Haiti’s late dictator leaves behind a 1-million-strong Diaspora unlikely to ever return home.
Stalling by the U.S. and Russia on substantive disarmament and disregard for international rules and norms only encourage bad behavior by smaller states.