Just two months after mass graves were discovered in Malaysia, the U.S. State Department upgraded the country's human rights ranking. Here's why.
Survivors say rape has become "just a normal thing" for women caught up in South Sudan's civil war.
The BRICS were well poised to rival the West's control of the global economy. But while they grapple with economic slowdowns and rising social tensions, other blocs of developing economies are rising to the fore.
You may have heard that “both sides” committed abuses in last Gaza war. But there's no comparison when it comes to the scale of the violations — or the body count.
Visual artist Arko Datto combines satellite images and text to paint a picture of migrant workers’ lives in the Arabian Peninsula — and his findings aren't pretty.
Europe's proven plenty capable at regulating lightbulbs and vegetables. But it's failed utterly at making democratic decisions about money.
The landmark U.S. disability rights legislation became the basis for an international treaty embraced by much of the world — but not, ironically, by the U.S. itself.
Some countries are getting rid of outdated blasphemy laws, while others are ramping up persecutions.
While the international community propped up kleptocratic generals, South Sudan's social entrepreneurs took matters into their own hands. The future of the country belongs to them.
If he wants to save his legacy on Africa, Barack Obama will have to be more than a shill for U.S. security firms and corporations.