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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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.
A new initiative harnesses the knowledge of Syria’s dispersed academic community to help other displaced Syrians continue their higher education.
After half a century of human rights abuses, Tunisians are finally getting answers.
Efforts to kick-start the economy largely exclude small farmers, leaving the country dangerously dependent on imported food.
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.
I appeal to the people of Russia, Europe, and the rest of the world not to stand idly by, but to spread the word and voice their outrage.
The country is blazing a trail for transparency in a challenging region. But the law's potential for advancing democracy will depend on citizens' ability to use it.
President Obama says America stands with civil society in the Middle East, but declining funding for democracy and governance there tells a different story.
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.