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A Brooklyn photography festival features immersive installations about U.S. Superfund sites and Nigerian romance novelists.
In Slovakia, online vitriol directed at the refugees is being drowned out by the chorus of support taking place on the ground.
Burma is falling behind in the global movement toward reducing the use of solitary confinement.
Recently, the Supreme Court of Mexico issued several forceful rulings on how courts should deal with torture allegations. But whether the courts will act on the rulings remains an open question.
The region of the world with the highest murder rates isn’t tracking those crimes effectively. Doing so could help turn the tide.
The situation in Budapest is growing desperate as thousands attempt to enter Europe to escape persecution. In the absence of government support, civil society is stepping in.
Why has there been so little criminal accountability for past killings, disappearances, and torture in the Mexican state of Guerrero?
The new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development aims to both complete the work of the Millennium Development Goals and to tackle some of their failures.
An executive order requiring federal contractors to disclose their political giving would improve the lives of poor people and communities of color.
Since deciding the Convention against Torture applies to health facilities, Ukraine has helped patients get the palliative care they need.