Why has there been so little criminal accountability for past killings, disappearances, and torture in the Mexican state of Guerrero?
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The United States must hold itself accountable for all civilians killed or injured in drone strikes, not just U.S. citizens or other Westerners.
After the deadliest attacks on Kabul in years, civil society is helping to turn anger and despair into hope and resilience.
An angry response from the government of Kyrgyzstan to a U.S. human rights award highlights its refusal to address the legacy of interethnic violence that erupted in the south of the country in 2010.
In a country where freedom of expression is sometimes criticized as a “Western construct,” one coalition is fighting to loosen Pakistan’s strict censorship laws.
For those of us who work on the issue of torture, the challenge is to understand—and force courts to confront—the pain of others.
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.
Against the odds, the Malaysiakini group has managed to turn a profit while maintaining its independent voice, but a crackdown on press freedoms threatens its success.
The government of Nepal is wrong to insist that all post-earthquake relief be channeled through the prime minister’s office.
In 2005, Uzbek security forces killed hundreds of demonstrators in the city of Andijan. The lingering effects of that tragedy should give pause to countries thinking about re-engaging the regime.
A new documentary sheds light on the atrocities taking place in prisons in Turkmenistan, where all but the rich face horrific treatment.