The Iranian regime may have a new, PR-friendly president, but the plight of its people is not getting any better. And the world needs to stand by them.
Are there any teams in Brazil that you can support without holding your nose?
The United Nations isn't following its own rules on equality -- and it's time to make it start.
Tunisia's media sector still has a long way to go before it can serve as a bulwark of democracy. The third in our series of Lab Reports on Tunisia.
How Azerbaijan's dictator woos the United States and Europe.
Why Hillary Clinton's greatest foreign policy "success" isn't the win her new book claims.
The U.N.'s new human rights chief has a pretty tall task ahead of him. Is Prince Zeid up to the job?
A Pakistani woman brutally murdered by her own family is just one of countless women around the world abused -- or worse -- by so-called “loved ones.”
The steady drumbeat of killings has left Libyans despairing about whether anyone can bring security to their war-torn country.
After disclosing that they used the forbidden metal, some companies are still trying to figure out whether they did.
A new U.N. report reveals that peacekeepers sent to the Central African Republic took sides in the conflict.
Iran’s ayatollahs are going nuts over a harmless video. But they’re not the first autocrats to obsess about the impact of popular culture.
President Obama needs to stand up for human rights. Remembering Tiananmen is a good place to start.
New rule forces businesses to trace their supply chains.
Guatemala’s government continues to deny a genocide, violently repress activists, and undermine the rule of law. Has anything really changed since civil war ended nearly 20 years ago?
On the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown, China is writing a new legacy of repression.
Beijing wants us to forget about '6/4.' But we must keep the flame burning.
Autocrats have increasing reason to fear the power of people in the streets. Here's why the leaders of democracies should take note.
Rising global violence threatens more than humanity's collective conscience. In 2014, America should seize two critical opportunities to address it.
Ukraine faces a rising tide of violence in the restive east. Here's why nonviolent activism is the best strategy for fighting back.
In Ukraine, women militants are taking up weapons on both sides of the barricades.
Vigilantes in the Philippines have killed kids, drug dealers, and petty thieves. The government that paid their salaries insists they don't exist.
The waters drowning Bosnia have unearthed thousands of land mines.
History has shown that the Catholic Church can be a great force for good. But it can only live up to that promise by properly addressing the clerical sex abuse scandal.
A dangerous new crop of dictators is learning that they really can get away with murder. But it's as much Obama's fault as it is Putin's.
Chile has made progress toward democracy. Why do its indigenous people still feel left out?
The Obama administration was against Russia sanctions before it was for them.
A warm relationship between the Obama administration and the International Criminal Court is in danger over new inquiries about U.S. detainee abuse.
Cadres at the highest levels may be studying the account of a Uighur working for Chinese state-owned TV.