The secret interrogation techniques used in the name of national security are truly horrific.
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This fall, the first Civil Society Leadership Awards scholars enrolled at universities around the U.S. with one goal: to bring new skills and ideas back to their home countries.
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.
For Ugandan lawmakers, it seems the best cure for a public health problem is a draconian prison sentence.
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.
The lack of drugs to cure or prevent Ebola shows that the private drug development is not meeting public health needs. Luckily, a new public model is emerging.
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.
Protests in Burkina Faso raise the question: do term limits help or hinder nascent democracies?
A visit to two Dakar schools shows the need for, and potential effectiveness of, training children in Ebola-prevention measures.
Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.