A U.S. federal court has struck down a state congressional map for being too partisan. A cutting-edge method for measuring gerrymandering’s effects helps explain why.
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The rise of social media and easily shareable video allows members of the public to film interactions with the police. But across Europe, this is now increasingly a contested issue.
A new documentary shows how deinstitutionalization has transformed the lives of people with disabilities—and underscores the importance of EU funding for independent living.
The “drug court” alternative-sentencing model has spread across the United States. It may be increasingly common, but the drug court model often fails to respect human rights.
The Trump administration’s proposed cuts for programs devoted to fighting this disease would cost innocent lives as well as U.S. global influence.
After enduring generations of stereotypes and other false depictions, Roma artists are working together to help their people tell their own story about their history, their art, and their contributions to European culture.
Despite its recent popularity, it’s worth recognizing that the so-called Nordic model of criminalizing the purchasing of sex falls well short of what sex workers in Lyon, France, demanded more than 40 years ago.
Osiatyński was a scholar and a member of the Open Society Foundations Global Board. His greatest legacy, however, may be his prescient call for human rights advocates to adapt to an unsteady, globalized world.
In many parts of Africa, people with albinism face discrimination and violence just because they look different. But these advocates are fighting to assert their rights.
To reduce the region’s terrible levels of violence, more than two-dozen Latin American organizations, across multiple countries, are banding together to create real policy solutions.
A ruling from Europe's human rights court failed to reinforce a growing consensus on the right of suspects in police custody to be guaranteed early access to legal counsel.