Issues / Human Rights
In 2011, King Hamad Bin Issa Al Khalifa restored constitutional rule in Bahrain.
Thus far, South Sudan has failed to distinguish itself in anything but human rights violations, refugees, and hunger.
Violence against civilians is endemic in Indian Kashmir, where activists are fighting back against a culture of official impunity.
If Russia intensifies its presence in Ukraine, U.S. will face pressure from NATO allies to react.
Croatia's LGBT community still faces stark challenges, but a recent court ruling in the case of a young trans boy offers hope.
Though discrimination is decreasing, Slovakia is unlikely to elect a Roma president any time soon!
Human rights defenders in Guatemala are facing the worst environment since the civil war.
Iraq’s Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki may not be as bad as Saddam Hussein, but he’s only slightly less worse.
Russia has come a long way from military operations in which casualties to civilians were of little concern.
Conn Hallinan remembers Carl Bloice—an FPIF columnist, longtime journalist, and lifetime advocate for the dispossessed.