Listening to the voices of those most affected is vital for successful reconstruction after the devastating 2015 Nepal earthquake.
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A ruling from Mexico’s Supreme Court of Justice has given an important boost to those who want a proper accounting for abuses that included forced disappearances.
Decriminalization has brought an array of benefits to the United States, but not always to Mexico.
Bolstering authoritarian regimes risks further human rights violations and populations more determined to escape.
Of the 185 environmental activists killed worldwide in 2015, 122 were in Latin America.
Archaic colonial era laws originally imposed to control local populations still endure in Africa, allowing police to harass and arrest people who have done nothing wrong.
An online platform allows election observers to tackle problems in real time.
The law in several European countries allows NGOs to bring collective complaints against discrimination. But only individuals can bring a case to Europe's top human rights court.
DefeZap collects and catalogs user-submitted videos of state violence, then makes sure the authorities take action.
A recent statement from the Trump administration suggests a misunderstanding about how community safety and effective law enforcement work.
A ruling from the European Court of Human Rights glosses over the human story of a torture survivor's long struggle with stupefying bureaucracy.