Miguel Ángel Jiménez Blanco, who led searches to find unmarked graves and identify the remains of those who have disappeared in Mexico's Guerrero state, was found shot to death.
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Latin American signatories to a groundbreaking resolution vow to provide pain medication, psychological services, and other support to dying patients.
As a board member for the Project on Death in America, Burt worked tirelessly to transform the culture of dying in the United States.
With the rapid movement on cannabis regulation happening around the world, it’s more important than ever that the public gets the hard facts.
With the government turning its back on regions it has lost control of, dwindling medicine stockpiles in Ukraine threaten the lives of thousands.
The global human rights group may support the decriminalization of sex work. Now, it faces criticism led, in part, by Hollywood celebrities.
In Latin America, the most perverse consequences of the drug war are borne by women.
After a woman died from medical neglect during childbirth, Ugandan courts stepped in and delivered a big victory for all.
Violations of rights pose a fundamental threat to people’s health and well-being. Thankfully, programs that improve people’s access to justice can help.
From miscarriages to abortions to disagreements with doctors, an array of pregnancy-related issues can land a woman in jail.
With raids, forced treatment, executions, and a declared state of emergency, Indonesia’s drug war is out of control. Now a group of academics is rallying against it.