Posts Tagged: human rights
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?
It’s time for the United States and Saudi Arabia to make a clean break.
As the human rights situation in the Philippines has deteriorated, U.S. military aid has ramped up.
The Obama administration’s pledge to restrain the global arms trade doesn't square with its aggressive promotion of U.S. arms exports.