Mexican federal prosecutors must apologize to three indigenous women who were maliciously prosecuted and jailed—in a case that charts a new route to accountability.
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Bolstering authoritarian regimes risks further human rights violations and populations more determined to escape.
A ruling from the European Court of Human Rights glosses over the human story of a torture survivor's long struggle with stupefying bureaucracy.
When a critical mass of Roma citizens learn their history, they can forge their own sense of identity—and use it to inform their activism.
Two of the country’s most pressing challenges—migration and rising HIV rates—often affect the same people. One organization is tackling both.
In Khlaifia v. Italy, Europe’s top human rights tribunal found that migrants in migration “hotspot” facilities in Italy are being detained outside the law.
When Vasilis Tsartsanis noticed Syrian refugees arriving in his town, he decided to help them, an act of kindness that would change their lives—and his own.
Stopping violence requires good intelligence—provided by people who trust the police.
In Khlaifia v. Italy, the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights weakened protections against mass expulsions, while finding fault with Italy’s detention policy.
The story of an ordinary civil servant turned transparency pioneer.
A ruling from France’s top civil court affirmed that the police are subject to antidiscrimination laws, and set the stage for a change in policing practices.