A trove of evidence has emerged detailing the crimes committed against Ukraine’s protesters one year ago. Now the International Criminal Court must act.
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The European Court of Human Rights has ruled that a transsexual woman must break her existing marriage in order to receive official recognition of her gender.
The rise of drug trafficking is undermining institutions, health, and development efforts in West Africa. It's time for political leaders to change the ineffective policies that exacerbate the problem.
Sending people to prison for low-level, nonviolent drug offenses doesn’t work. That’s why the Seattle Police Department launched an innovative program that offers treatment instead of jail time.
A new exhibit explores how photography has been used both as an instrument of surveillance and as a tool to document, expose, and challenge the impact of surveillance on basic freedoms.
The European Court of Human Rights sent a clear message that abuses perpetrated by the CIA will not be tolerated in modern Europe, and those who perpetrate them will be held accountable.
Björn Steinz aims to overcome the physical—and psychological—walls erected to exclude the Roma.
Less than one percent of global AIDS funding goes toward human rights work, even though we know it is critical to ending AIDS.
In Ukraine, the change ushered in on the Maidan is now being channeled into plans for better governance, law enforcement, justice, energy, macroeconomic development, health, and education.
If U.S. and African governments are serious about using the summit to foster meaningful trade and development, civil society must be afforded a seat at the table.
The U.S. criminal justice system is in urgent need of reform. But what can one person do? Take a look at a few outstanding individuals who are advancing a fairer, more sensible justice system.