May 8, 2013
The Open Society Foundations are making available to the public an expansive documentary photography collection chronicling some of the most pressing human rights and social issues of our times.
April 30, 2013
The Angola-Russia debt deal highlights the flaws in EU rules related to banking, illicit financial flows and anti-corruption.
April 26, 2013
Africa's human rights commission has launched its first model law—on access to information—and its first general comments—on the interpretation of an aspect of women's rights.
April 24, 2013
A new initiative recognizes the need to address the drivers of excessive and arbitrary pretrial detention that aggravate prison overcrowding.
April 22, 2013
Better and wider access to Internet and mobile is changing how journalists work in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), bringing more access but also sometimes greater risk.
April 19, 2013
Documentary photographer Marcus Bleasdale discusses his project, Zero Hour: Congo, which uses gaming to increase awareness of the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
April 18, 2013
The Court’s ruling in the Kiobel case was a setback for efforts to use United States courts to hold corporations accountable for human rights abuses committed abroad.
April 17, 2013
The prosecution of Rwandan genocide cases in national courts is vital as the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda prepares to conclude its work.
April 5, 2013
On the surface, a proposal that could free people held in prolonged prerial detention in Nigeria looks good, but it won’t deliver genuine reform of a dysfunctional system.
March 22, 2013
The conviction of General Momčilo Perišić for aiding and abetting war crimes was overturned by the ICTY, with implications for the appeal of former Liberian president Charles Taylor