The secret interrogation techniques used in the name of national security are truly horrific.
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The Open Society Foundations are investing $2.9 million to support community groups working to promote law enforcement accountability and help build a national database on police behavior.
In a country that values assimilation, D’Ailleurs et d’ici! is a rare celebration of the many ethnic and racial groups that contribute to France’s diversity.
The move toward including justice in the UN's post-2015 development agenda highlights the fundamental role of civil society—and regular people—in securing sustainable development.
In a ruling that could have implications throughout Africa, Namibia’s highest court ruled that public hospitals violated the rights of five women by sterilizing them without their informed consent.
An Inter-American Court decision addresses abuses committed by the military in the aftermath of a bloody siege at Colombia’s main court building in 1985.
Indonesia should support the inclusion of justice targets in the new set of development goals being negotiated at the UN.
The law criminalizes any mention of "nontraditional sexual relations”—unless it’s hate speech, which will be perfectly legal.
Strengthening public access to information in Mexico should support true democratic oversight of police, investigative, and prosecutorial authorities.
The outcome of the British debate over the European Court of Human Rights will have an impact on rights in the rest of Europe, and the rest of the world.
Domestic violence and sex-selective abortion are rife in Armenia, and efforts to solve these problems are often branded as a threat to the country’s ancestral heritage.