The secret interrogation techniques used in the name of national security are truly horrific.
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In a judgment that could have ramifications throughout the continent, an African international court has ruled that journalists should be protected from imprisonment for criminal defamation.
Photographer Brandon Thibodeaux discusses his visit to the Texas–Mexico border region to document the growing human cost of U.S. immigration policy.
In many countries, governments reward loyal media with millions in advertising revenue and, in doing so, stifle critical information.
Senegalese youth learn to express and sustain demands for change through a project that emphasizes rap and hip-hop culture.
Peru's constitutional court is considering a challenge to an executive decree that declares that “all information or documentation” related to security and national defense “is by its nature secret.”
Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.
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A new online tool makes it easier (but no less unsettling) to see where American military aid goes around the world. We should use it to promote informed debate.
An election-monitoring process that began in a West African hotel has gone online and across oceans, providing lessons for advocates around the world.
Four advocacy groups in Georgia joined efforts to create an online tool for more transparent governance, offering valuable lessons about the role of technology in NGO strategy.