Posts Tagged: human rights
As with Saudi Arabia, the U.S. has long kept bad company: the Shah of Iran, Pinochet, the Greek Colonels, the contras.
Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton's position on the Israeli occupation of the West Bank does not bode well for her future foreign policy.
The U.S. Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage will bolster the work of human rights activists around the world. But it will also pose some challenges.
Convergence theory predicted that the world would become like Swedish social democracy. Why has the opposite happened?
Gloria Steinem will be leading a group of women from South Korea to North Korea. Why are critics taking aim at this important gesture?
The Poland justice system is weighed down by lengthy trials and pre-trial detention.
Guatemala's Constitutional Court undid its historic genocide ruling in 2013. The trial is set to resume on January 5, but faces last-ditch efforts to derail it.
Reese Erlich's new book on Syria combines on-the-ground reporting with an encyclopedic background in the region’s history.
The murder and disappearance of students from Ayotzinapa is raising questions once again about the complicity of law enforcement and public officials in Mexico's drug wars.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani promised greater media freedom. So, why are so many journalists in prison and the overall rights situation deteriorating?