There are good reasons to be cynical about the return of the PRI in Mexico. Even so, when it comes to human rights in Mexico, there’s plenty of room for improvement.
USAID spending often means less security and more violence against women, particularly women human rights defenders.
This award is for everyone who is fighting to make Chile a better place.
Researcher David Hawk explains how people escape North Korea — and what happens to those who don’t.
A hostile labor environment in a country like Colombia, connected through a trade agreement to the U.S., has repercussions for workers at home as well.
A recent Peruvian Supreme Court decision on a death squad is a setback for human rights in the country.
A recent sentence for members of a death squad represents a step backward for Peru on human rights.
A new documentary portrays the least famous and least successful of the Arab revolts.
International law exists in theory, not practice.
Haiti badly needs to provide for its own security, but it should avoid reconstituting its coup-prone army.
The history of human rights is not just about Jimmy Carter and Vaclav Havel.
U.S. security agencies are increasingly interested in the potential for conflict over water. But Washington continues to fundamentally misunderstand the root of the problem.
Now is the time for the world’s leaders to show support for human rights in practice, not just words.
Iraq is better known for exporting refugees than receiving them. But Syrian Kurds are increasingly crossing the border.
Prisoners, some as young as 13, are being brutalized in facilities owned by private companies that exist solely to turn a profit.