Issues / Human Rights
To effectively advocate for the people of Sudan, we must first understand that Bashir's open disdain for democracy in the region is amply matched by Washington's.
The fight against Arizona's new immigration law is heating up.
New elections are needed to resolve the escalating tensions in Thailand.
The killing of two human rights activists in Mexico is only the most recent example of Mexico's slide into lawlessness. The Mexican government, columnist Laura Carlsen argues, is part of the problem, not part of the solution.
Muslims in the United States are relatively well integrated into society. So, why the recent spate of attacks carried out by U.S. Muslims?
U Win Tin spent 19 years in Rangoon's notorious Insein prison. The chief strategist of the National League for Democracy managed to keep organizing even behind bars.
A new approach needs to be taken if we're going to achieve progress in Northeast Asia.
The club of the richest countries in the world is about to invite Israel to join. But does it really meet the political requirements?
On his first day in office, President Barack Obama promised that he would close the Bush-era prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, "as soon as practicable" and "no later than one year from the date of this order."
Intolerance and bigotry lie at the root of Islamophobia -- that and a thousand years of protracted conflict and bloodshed.