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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The situations in Afghanistan and the United States are very different, but the emotions are universal.
After the deadliest attacks on Kabul in years, civil society is helping to turn anger and despair into hope and resilience.
Recipients of the 2014 Audience Engagement Grants cover a range of places, populations, and ways to merge activism with documentary art.
Laos is the most heavily bombed country per capita in history. One-third of the ordnance never exploded, and continues to maim and kill. But the problem is getting some new attention and aid.
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.
Experiences from Vietnam and the United States remind us of the critical role that police have as first responders to crises of all kinds, and that a human life is always worth saving.
In many countries, people who use drugs are compelled to make the harsh choice between saving a friend who is overdosing and risking arrest.
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.