The secret interrogation techniques used in the name of national security are truly horrific.
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Filmmaker Gabriele Del Grande discusses his documentary On the Bride’s Side, which details the journey from Milan to Stockholm made by five undocumented Syrian and Palestinian refugees.
In Nigeria, nearly 70 percent of prisoners have not been convicted; detainees spend an average of over three years awaiting trial. Photographer Benedicte Kurzen discusses attempts to address this vast waste of human life.
A financial transactions tax is one of the few ways to generate new money for public health in sufficient quantity to make a real difference. Here’s how it works.
Under Mexico’s new information laws, the federal prosecutors are not allowed to keep files on human rights abuses secret.
What’s really driving the pharmaceutical giant Gilead to issue a license for generic copies of its superstar drug? Profit.
UN member states are launching negotiations on global development goals for 2015-30. It is time to include targets for justice.
A new study shows what increasingly restrictive welfare systems are doing to migrant children and their families in two European cities.
Today is National Voter Registration Day. With voting rights under assault, it’s more important than ever to put democracy into action.
Photographer Diana Markosian traveled to Chechnya to explore what it means to come of age as a young woman living under an increasingly repressive regime.
A new U.S. drug czar should put his office’s weight behind international drug policy reform now. Whether he will is an open question.