When Vasilis Tsartsanis noticed Syrian refugees arriving in his town, he decided to help them, an act of kindness that would change their lives—and his own.
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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.
Three new rulings have the potential to serve as important and detailed advocacy tools both for those representing defendants in detention and those in law enforcement.
Over a hundred photos taken by Afghan photographers convey the message that ending war in the country cannot come at any price.
Across the globe, governments are shutting down spaces for civic engagement. Watch a short film about why this is happening—and how civil society can unite to prevent it.
In a country where excluding outsiders is part of the national identity, an influx of refugees is testing hearts and minds.
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.
Since winning last month’s elections, Poland’s conservative PiS party has been consolidating power and shutting down dissent. But a groundswell of grassroots opposition is building fast.
When individuals agree to support refugees for the first year in their new country, everybody wins.