A U.S. federal court has struck down a state congressional map for being too partisan. A cutting-edge method for measuring gerrymandering’s effects helps explain why.
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Khizar Hayat faces a death sentence for murder in Pakistan—despite being a victim of schizophrenia.
Chemical agents and attacks on hospitals have become horrific weapons of war in the ongoing conflict. But doctors are being trained to document atrocities like these—so that war criminals can one day be held to account.
A photo exhibition looks at the human stories driving a tenuous environmental revolution in Afghanistan.
A generation of children will grow up without a country because Lebanese mothers with foreign-born husbands cannot pass on their nationality to their children.
Pakistan’s inclusive education programs are still in the pilot stage, but provincial governments hope to scale them up in the coming years.
Pakistan is putting hundreds to death, including people with mental illnesses. Shifting public opinion could change that.
After half a century of human rights abuses, Tunisians are finally getting answers.
An Israeli rights group used testimony from soldiers to bring to light abuses in Gaza and the occupied West Bank; now it is under legal pressure to expose its sources.
When innocent civilians were killed, the military absolved its soldiers of wrongdoing—or declined to investigate at all.
The farcical process not only fails to achieve justice for Palestinians killed or harmed by Israeli soldiers—it lends a sheen of false legitimacy to the occupation itself.