October 8, 2013
With renewed talks underway between Israel and the Palestinians, the status of a Palestinian approach to the International Criminal Court remains murky.
October 2, 2013
The UN aims to make commitments, not just statements, toward ending the inhumane conditions migrant workers are often subject to.
August 21, 2013
An Obama administration plan to loosen U.S. arms export controls could make it easier for weapons find their way into the wrong hands, a risk that far outweighs the measure’s paltry economic benefits.
June 17, 2013
The chairs of the UN’s ten human rights treaty bodies added their voices to the growing calls to recognize the intrinsic connection between sustainable development and the rule of law.
June 13, 2013
We must intensify the conversation about the future of human rights and how best to promote their growth. Please join us.
June 4, 2013
On the heels of a decision by a national court, the Committee against Torture urged the UK to set up a single independent public inquiry to investigate allegations of torture of detainees in Iraq.
May 29, 2013
The High Court in London has ordered the UK government to overhaul the way it investigates hundreds of allegations of unlawful killings and detainee abuse by British soldiers in Iraq.
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.
March 20, 2013
The world is again debating its development agenda and how to do things better. One way is to make justice a key component of development.
February 5, 2013
We’ve all heard stories about what was done in the name of the war against terror, but only with a full reckoning can the United States hope to close the door on this shameful chapter in its history.