A new initiative aims to map antihomicide efforts across the violence-plagued region.
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After the beheadings of seven innocent members of an ethnic minority, Afghans hoped their protest would draw attention to the violence—but it achieved something far more profound.
In the wake of the attacks that killed over a hundred in Paris, a publisher explains the media’s role in responding, and why we shouldn’t make assumptions about the terrorists’ intended targets.
A series of human rights rulings against Azerbaijan underline the need for a concerted response from the Council of Europe to the deteriorating political situation there.
The president’s move to get federal agencies to ban the box is an important first step. But to create systemic change we need to extend it to the private sector.
After eight months of incarceration under martial law in Poland, a refugee made his way to the United States and found himself embraced by his adopted home.
The region’s leaders are vocal proponents of smarter drug policy, but a look at their recent incarceration rates suggests they’re not practicing what they preach.
Many refugees fleeing Syria find themselves in a legal black hole. Now a Jordan-based organization is helping them piece their identities back together.
Mexico’s top court wields considerable influence, yet the process of selecting and approving its judges remains opaque.
Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, religious institutions have asserted themselves, with churches playing a central role in determining countries’ futures across the region.
According to a new report, African American female students receive out-of-school suspensions at six times the rate of white girls, and more often than most boys.