A chaotic, dysfunctional system awaits young refugees entering Europe alone, pushing many of them onto the street or into forced labor.
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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.
The extended pretrial detention of juveniles should be a seldom-used measure of last resort, not the sadly common practice it is today.
When Hurricane Katrina hit, the justice system in New Orleans had completely broken down. We looked at the court system, the police department, the jail—and started talking about how to fix things.
Latin American signatories to a groundbreaking resolution vow to provide pain medication, psychological services, and other support to dying patients.