Ireland has become the first country to introduce same-sex marriage through a referendum, thanks to a campaign that captured the hearts and minds of many Irish voters.
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The government of Nepal is wrong to insist that all post-earthquake relief be channeled through the prime minister’s office.
The Leahy Law requires the U.S. government to withhold aid from foreign security forces that commit heinous crimes. A new guide helps human rights groups leverage the rule.
The Post-2015 Sustainable Development Goals must include education targets that can’t necessarily be quantified.
The Eastern Partnership remains the EU’s most effective foreign policy instrument for creating stability in the countries around it.
In 2005, Uzbek security forces killed hundreds of demonstrators in the city of Andijan. The lingering effects of that tragedy should give pause to countries thinking about re-engaging the regime.
New guidelines from the African Commission meant to improve arrest and detention practices should be greeted warmly—if also warily, since their success will depend on proper implementation by national governments.
Ever since it reluctantly joined Russia’s economic union, civil society space in Armenia has been shrinking at an alarming rate.
A new campaign aims to get Gypsies, Roma, and Travellers engaged in politics—and potentially swing a few tight races.
A groundbreaking right-to-information law is already bearing fruit in Pakistan, as citizens and the media use it to shine a light on government corruption and inefficiency.
A new study shows that even in a society where freedom of expression is restricted, pollsters can learn a lot about what people want from their government.