Issues / Human Rights
To the West, Syria is a tale of two tales.
Anne-Marie Slaughter, former Director of Policy Planning for the Obama administration, advises bypassing the U.N. Security Council and intervening in Syria.
The United Nations War Crimes Commission's records documenting the birth of modern international criminal law have been neglected for nearly 70 years.
The soldiers who dumped copies of the Qur'an into an incinerator may as well have set fire to a religion.
Politicians indulge in anti-Islamic sentiment with near impunity.
A poem about Gaza asks whether there is a poem in Gaza that hasn't been written?
Are the changes in Tunisia deep and enduring, or simply cosmetic?
Twitter has made it: it's become the subject of a fatwa.
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.