Symbols of racism galvanize those who would defend a defenseless past.
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The achievement of marriage equality in America shouldn’t obscure the fact that LGBTI people everywhere still face discrimination and violence.
Civil society is attempting to take police accountability into their own hands by demanding independent investigative institutions.
The Supreme Court upholds a vital tool for ending housing discrimination in America.
From the English Channel to the airport in Rome, Europe’s crossing points offer migrants hope and hardship.
The Kalief Browder story hit home for youth who’ve been imprisoned. I should know. I’m one of them.
For those of us who work on the issue of torture, the challenge is to understand—and force courts to confront—the pain of others.
The White House and Israel both oppose the court taking a role in the region, but the process holds tangible rewards for all parties.
European members of parliament have called on the United States to give Edward Snowden a chance to defend his disclosures as being in the public interest.
From miscarriages to abortions to disagreements with doctors, an array of pregnancy-related issues can land a woman in jail.
An avalanche of European Court judgments has condemned Russian prisons as inhuman and degrading, but conditions remain at odds with basic human rights standards guaranteed by the European Convention.