Regions / Europe & Central Asia
Lustration ― screening of officials for their ties to Communist-era secret police ― is of little consequence to the new generation of East-Central Europe politicians.
There's a battle coming for the soul of Europe, and the far right is rallying like it's 1099.
We can't let the goal of ending mass surveillance fall off the international human rights agenda.
After the Paris massacre, European governments should resist narratives of civilizational conflict and push for a ceasefire in the Syrian war.
Bullets and bombs can never silence the voices of laughter and friendship.
In the wake of the Peshawar school shooting, the Pakistan government has supposedly given the military carte blanche to take out the Taliban.
A new documentary offers a James Bond-like look at the trials and tribulations of globetrotting human rights investigators.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
Despite the ruble falling as fast as oil prices, the Russian economy is unlikely to collapse.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.