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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With renewed talks underway between Israel and the Palestinians, the status of a Palestinian approach to the International Criminal Court remains murky.
Kabul Dreams, the first rock band in Afghanistan to garner international attention, is dealing with some high expectations.
A previously dilapidated school in Punjab now has working bathrooms, a playground, and a boost in education quality. Can it be a model for other schools in rural Pakistan?
On the heels of a decision by a national court, the Committee against Torture urged the UK to set up a single independent public inquiry to investigate allegations of torture of detainees in Iraq.
The High Court in London has ordered the UK government to overhaul the way it investigates hundreds of allegations of unlawful killings and detainee abuse by British soldiers in Iraq.
The Peshawar High Court has ruled that U.S. drone attacks on Pakistani territory are illegal, but without delivering solid supporting legal arguments.
Whether greater justice in Kabul could be won by protecting against false accusations or limiting pretrial detention to all but the most serious cases, the first step is to really hear the stories of those incarcerated.
In one of the world’s most deadly countries for journalists, it’s not a lack of legal procedures but a lack of political will that is hindering the investigation and prosecution of threats to reporters.
Fifty years ago, when Kuwait became a country, the bidoon were cut out of the deal. They have been stateless ever since. Photographer Greg Constantine has been documenting their stories.