Pro-democracy activists from Thailand are banding together in exile rather than submitting to the military junta.
Leaders in countries of the former USSR are increasingly driving their best and brightest into emigration. No one wins.
The disappearance of 43 college students only proves what everyone in Mexico already knows: The authorities are not to be trusted.
Harassment. Arbitrary arrest. Torture. Over the course of the last two months, Myanmar's Rohingya minority has faced a brutal campaign of subjugation by the state.
The sloppy, pop-humanitarian coverage of the Boko Haram cease-fire-that-wasn't isn't just bad journalism -- it's a missed opportunity.
It's hard to remember just how impassable the Berlin Wall was -- until one day it wasn't. A memoir.
The Bahraini government has been working overtime to crush pro-democracy activists. But what about followers of the Islamic State?
By defying the CDC, U.S. governors imposing unnecessary Ebola quarantines risk making the next global pandemic all the more terrifying.
Why democracy is worth fighting for -- now more than ever.
Hong Kong's pro-democracy activists aren't radicals or revolutionaries. But that's what Beijing wants you to believe.
38 out of 55 African nations have laws punishing sodomy. And things may get worse before they get better.
Hundreds of thousands of refugees have been living on the Thai border for decades. Now they may be forced to return to the country they once fled.
Why we shouldn't be selling arms to Vietnam.
Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protest isn’t only about freedom. It’s also about identity.
Experts tell FP that Hong Kong's government is trying to divide protesters and play for time.
Beijing remains unlikely to cave to pro-democracy protesters' demands, but it is now losing hearts and minds.
As Turkey's ruling party consolidates its power, the space for free expression narrows. The third in our series of Lab Reports on Turkey.
How the world is training the next generation of peacebuilders.
It's time for a dose of realism when we think about how to build new democracies.
Self-determination doesn't necessarily mean freedom. Can an independent Scotland achieve both?
Why the memory of a mass hostage-taking -- and the botched rescue attempt that followed -- continues to haunt Russia.
The U.K. government has made a good start on its war on slavery. But it needs to get serious.
Cambodia's prime minister made a promise to tackle the country's most nagging social problem. Now his compatriots are taking him at his word.
The recent Beijing nuptials of Brian Davidson are the talk of Weibo.
The arrest of Bahraini human rights activist Maryam al-Khawaja marks a new low point for the country’s autocracy.
A Uighur jade trader gets a rare chance to visit Hong Kong and has a taste of the freedom he does not enjoy back home.
From thuggish quarantines to botched burials, is the Liberian government’s handling of the Ebola crisis making it worse?