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.
Millions of lives have been disrupted and torn apart by harsh immigration enforcement practices.
As it criticizes Russia for its military support of Syria, the Obama administration should reexamine its relationship with Bahrain.
An anti-government protester flashes a victory sign in front of riot police during an anti-government rally demanding the release of human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, in Manama, Bahrain.
The current wave of self-immolations may make the issue of Tibet impossible for either China or the United States to ignore.
Concerted action by the international community appears to be the only recourse
It’s a family tradition.
Honduran security forces are murdering, raping, beating, and detaining Hondurans — with U.S. aid.
Though well-intentioned, the use of drones to conduct surveillance for human rights violations is ill-advised.
Bahrain’s Interior Ministry has hired the heavy-handed former police chief of Philadelphia and Miami.
The United States is going ahead with an arms sale to Bahrain despite Congressional opposition and criticism from human rights observers.
This practice, banned in most of the world, is common in the United States.
Meet speakers Phyllis Bennis, an Institute for Policy Studies Fellow and independent Palestinian commentator Omar Barghouti in an informal setting to discuss Palestinian Civil Society calls for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel until it complies with international law, and universal principles of human rights.