The secret interrogation techniques used in the name of national security are truly horrific.
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What’s going on inside this Central Asian autocracy raises questions about how American policymakers prioritize human rights in foreign relations.
Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.
The global rise and lack of regulation of privatization in education deepens inequality across the world. A UN report emphasizes the urgent need to preserve education as a public good.
A new, interactive project is out to prove that better-educated Ukrainians will elect better government officials, and make leaders more accountable for their conduct.
Public broadcasting services can express the ideals of a democracy. But as of now only a few in the world really serve the public.
A new online tool makes it easier (but no less unsettling) to see where American military aid goes around the world. We should use it to promote informed debate.
Askar, an 11-year-old boy, is an orphan like many in Kyrgyzstan, living with a musculoskeletal disorder and abandoned by birth parents. But he is gaining something like a community.
Uzbekistan still depends on cotton exports driven by what amounts to slave labor. A new report brings this practice to light.
Women living with HIV can easily lose their homes and property. The resulting hardship can keep them from treatment, and dependent in relationships. But these legal strategies can help protect their rights and their health.
An election-monitoring process that began in a West African hotel has gone online and across oceans, providing lessons for advocates around the world.