With the body count in Ukraine rising and the government overwhelmed, a volunteer group is working to make sure families learn the fate of their loved ones.
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Nearly 40 commissions have dug into the atrocities committed during the country’s internal conflicts. Nearly none of their recommendations have been implemented.
An historical memory project seeks to reconcile a past steeped in violence by inviting typically excluded people to recall it.
A case of brutality brought to the UN Human Rights Committee supports wider efforts to end torture and abuse by police in Kyrgyzstan.
For years, Kyrgyzstan’s government denied allegations of torture. Today, not only is it acknowledging the problem—it’s helping to train medical professionals to stop it.
Over a hundred photos taken by Afghan photographers convey the message that ending war in the country cannot come at any price.
Across Eastern Europe and Central Asia, a number of innovative programs are helping to counter the threats that sex workers face on a regular basis.
In the year since the passage of a law that provides a basis for inclusive education, hundreds of schools in Armenia have become more welcoming to marginalized students.
In 1998, the world’s leaders hashed out a plan to create “a drug-free world.” In April, they’ll come together again—and search for a smarter way forward.
The strategy allows law enforcement to focus resources in areas where criminal activity is concentrated.
In a nation where reporters face sometimes deadly risks, an exiled journalist believes even one independent media outlet can spark lasting change.