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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.
Young people of color face particularly long odds when dealing with courts and police, from sexual abuse in prison to cops assuming they’re guilty until proven innocent.
The secret interrogation techniques used in the name of national security are truly horrific.
A welcome recent ruling from the Court of Justice of the European Union is likely to make it harder for governments to deny political asylum to applicants facing persecution for their sexual orientation.
The authorities claim they're cracking down on child labor, but in many ways, things have gotten even worse.
The cop won’t be charged. But does the deceased’s family have any rights in the criminal justice system?
A new analysis of Slovakia’s social welfare system debunks the notion that Roma families are a drain on public funds.
A new UN development agenda could make women's property rights a priority—and help combat an array of health and social plights, from domestic abuse to HIV.
Filipeştii de Târg shows how systematic disenfranchisement can hold back a people—and how a community determined to break free of this can change its trajectory for generations to come.
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