Cities and towns are in the vanguard when it comes to receiving and integrating new migrants and refugees. They have vital lessons to pass on to world leaders.
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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.
When a critical mass of Roma citizens learn their history, they can forge their own sense of identity—and use it to inform their activism.
Two of the country’s most pressing challenges—migration and rising HIV rates—often affect the same people. One organization is tackling both.
Critical thinking reigns at the Asian University for Women, where students get the kind of education usually found at small liberal arts schools.
In Khlaifia v. Italy, Europe’s top human rights tribunal found that migrants in migration “hotspot” facilities in Italy are being detained outside the law.