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Four Scenarios for Latin American Democracy in 15 Years

A polarized region with ample potential, Latin America will be transformed in the coming years. A group of stakeholders envisioned what its possible futures might look like.

Documenting Grave Crimes Against Children in Palestine

Two experts present a short film and discuss their efforts to challenge the official version of the killing of two teenagers by Israeli forces in May 2014.

Tanzania’s Test: Can Free and Fair Elections Prevail?

A panel of civil society activists looks at the threats and opportunities surrounding upcoming elections in Tanzania.

Global Goals: The Challenge for Justice and Rights Advocates

If we believe that the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development presents a genuine political opportunity to achieve change, some of us at least may have to adopt a different approach.

Can Better Data Help Solve Latin America’s Homicide Problem?

The region of the world with the highest murder rates isn’t tracking those crimes effectively. Doing so could help turn the tide.

Pretrial Detention of Juveniles: As Common as It Is Wrong

The extended pretrial detention of juveniles should be a seldom-used measure of last resort, not the sadly common practice it is today.