Peaceful protests are the opposite of violence, not the cause of violence.
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A push to reform pretrial detention standards in Africa could change not only policies and practices, but attitudes as well.
The trial of the former ruler of Chad, Hissène Habré, marks a remarkable success for international justice; it’s the first time a former African leader has been held to account for atrocity crimes before an African court.
Basic legal services and advice should be available to all. A new Open Society initiative is trying to make that a reality in nine target countries.
Breaking new ground in long-running debates about criminal justice, Nancy Mullane’s Life of the Law podcast embraces a spirit of inclusiveness.
Many of the continent’s prison systems are in a state of crisis, burdened with overcrowding and an inability or unwillingness to protect the human rights of prisoners.
The UN’s global drug policy debate is a crucial chance to ensure the need for palliative care demand is met in Kenya and beyond.
When the residents of Mátészalka needed a better way to get to the capital, they advocated on their own behalf and won a quicker commute.
Though young people are frequently invoked in conversations about drug policy, rarely are they asked to offer their own opinions. At UNGASS, that needs to change.
A lasting peace with FARC will require a well-functioning mining industry, which is based in the rural provinces where the guerrilla group operates.
For many incarcerated Asian and Pacific Islanders, prison is often made tougher by the fact that their identity is not always recognized.