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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Colombia has made strides in protecting journalists from physical attacks. Now, a group of Nepali journalists is working to apply some of these methods in a different context.
Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.
Drug policies centered on law enforcement have shown their limits, according to a policy brief from the International Federation of Catholic Universities.
Across the world, fear and discrimination push transgender people through the cracks in our social safety nets, and our health care and legal systems.
Weekly news digest produced by the Information Program. This week’s top story is the Indian government’s decision to hold talks with key stakeholders on internet censorship.
The United States should take a hard look at how its foreign aid is being used to support detention centers where people suspected of using drugs are detained, beaten, and humiliated in the name of public health.
Weekly news digest produced by the Information Program. This week’s top story is about the Indian government’s decision to block hundreds of websites for fear they are inciting racial hatred.
After nearly two years of advocacy by the Open Society Justice Initiative, the UN Human Rights Council moved to address the plight of millions of stateless people—including some five million children.
At this moment in time, we are poised to drastically curb HIV. However, recent cuts in funding and a lack of political commitment threaten our progress. We need to demand more from donor governments, or else we will continue to see millions of people die.
The ICC is likely here to stay. The same cannot be said for many other arms of the system of international justice, as governments aggressively push back against institutions and regional courts whose job is to deliver justice for victims of gross abuse.