Issues / Human Rights
In the smallest Gulf kingdoms, upwards of 90 percent of residents are immigrant laborers. Many face unspeakable abuse.
Though it scarcely makes headlines, the Central African Republic's vicious civil war has created a sickening humanitarian crisis.
Yazidi refugees in Iraqi Kurdistan now sleep in classrooms, hallways, and the courtyards of facilities intended for children’s education. What happens when school starts?
Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s “urban renewal” ripped the heart out of Bucharest .
IS, formerly ISIS, elicits cult-like behavior in its followers and those it conquers.
A Mizrahi feminism cut-and-paste primer.
“Women’s liberation” made little if any impact in the latter days of the Communist era.
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
The ongoing crisis in Gaza has pushed the Malaysia-Israel relationship to the point of no return.
In the United States, whose bombing of Cambodia paved the way for the Khmer Rouge, many refugees now face the prospect of deportation under a draconian U.S. immigration regime.