Peaceful protests are the opposite of violence, not the cause of violence.
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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.
U.S. funding for security in foreign countries has reached $17 billion per year. Now, civil society can see where all that money is going.
A photo installation explores how refugees separated from friends and family manage to remain connected.
To counterbalance endless images of violence and rubble, a group in Syria is training filmmakers to excavate personal stories from the conflict.
A new series of reports shows the futility of using direct force to pursue global stability.
Settlement businesses are perpetuating the Israeli occupation and violating Palestinians’ most basic rights. Palestinian civil society has worked hard to expose their complicity.
Grim as the future may sometimes look, the country continues to work toward freedom and democracy.
To take on a more ambitious role that responds to Arab peoples’ aspirations for more rights and liberties, the Arab League and civil society need to deepen their relations.
Tahir Elçi, a torture survivor who became one of Turkey’s best known human rights lawyers, was shot dead at a peace rally in southeast Turkey on Saturday.