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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From Malta to Finland, trans rights advocates are hailing a series of wins that have been a long time coming.
New guidelines from the African Commission meant to improve arrest and detention practices should be greeted warmly—if also warily, since their success will depend on proper implementation by national governments.
Two recent cases show the Strasbourg courts efforts to refine its definition of what amounts to inhuman or degrading treatment for a person held in detention.
A new documentary sheds light on the atrocities taking place in prisons in Turkmenistan, where all but the rich face horrific treatment.
For Nepalese migrant workers unable to return home to search for family, the Ujyaalo radio network has become a reliable link to the tragedy.
The presidential candidates’ interest in the subject is most welcome. But we need a deeper discussion to fix what’s wrong.
Facing discrimination in the Czech Republic's education system, Roma families in the city of Ostrava are fighting to secure better schooling for their children, one child at a time.
Meet the volunteer legal experts ensuring that resource development doesn’t bulldoze people’s lives.
Ever since it reluctantly joined Russia’s economic union, civil society space in Armenia has been shrinking at an alarming rate.
A new campaign aims to get Gypsies, Roma, and Travellers engaged in politics—and potentially swing a few tight races.