Viewfinder: Members of Sudan's Rapid Support Forces Stand Guard
Members of Sudan's Rapid Support Forces stand guard during General Mohamed Hamdan Dagalo's meeting with his supporters in Khartoum on June 18th, 2019.
Viewfinder: Activists Rally in San Francisco in Support of Protections for Asylum Seekers
A protester holds a sign during a demonstration outside of the James R. Browning United States Courthouse on June 11th, 2019, in San Francisco, California.
Mexico Asked Spain to Apologize for Its Conquest. Spain Said No.
The Spanish government rejected the Mexican president's demand, suggesting Spain's invasion of the Americas shouldn't be judged through our modern lens.
How a Tech Geek Is Using Machine Learning to Hold Human Rights Abusers Accountable
Patrick Ball has advised nine truth commissions, four U.N. missions, and dozens of advocacy groups in more than 30 countries. And his non-profit, the Human Rights Data Analysis Group, "represents, without a doubt, the world's top people doing statistical work on human rights violations."
At COP24, Will Climate Action Include Basic Protections for Human Rights?
In the final hours of COP24, human rights activists lament that nations still consider human rights a bargaining chip in climate negotiations.
Why Trump Probably Won't Address China's Human Rights Violations in His Meeting With Xi Jinping
At best, the issue of Uyghur re-education camps will come up as leverage to achieve Trump's economic policy objectives with Beijing, analysts predict.
Is Cuba's Proposed Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Progress or a Ploy?
Cuba has shown a commitment to LGBT rights over the last two decades, but some fear it is being used a distraction from the suppression of other human rights.
What Advocates Are Saying About South Carolina's Refusal to Evacuate Prisoners in Hurricane Florence's Path
Prisoners in the hurricane's path will not be evacuated—and many are outraged.
'It's a Fight for Human Rights': An Interview With a Prison Strike Organizer
A former inmate discusses the organization and demands behind the recent nationwide prison strike.
Key Takeaways From the New U.N. Human Rights Chief's First Public Speech
Michelle Bachelet's bold speech condemned the Trump administration's family separation policy along with other human rights abuses.
Viewfinder: Protesting Government Oppression in Nicaragua
Demonstrators take part in a march against President Daniel Ortega's government in Managua, Nicaraguan, on September 9th, 2018.
How Much of the Blame Should the U.S. Take for China's Uyghur Re-Education Camps?
China has used the U.S.'s Global War on Terror as a pretext to further repress the embattled Muslim minority.
The Trump Administration Will Withdraw From the United Nations Human Rights Council
The announcement is expected to come one day after the U.N.'s high commissioner for human rights railed against Trump's immigration policies.
Unrest Continues as Poland's Government Moves Further to the Right
There has been a wave of demonstrations since the election of Poland's right-wing government in response to its increasing attacks on individual rights.
Thousands of Children Have Suffered Abuse at the Hands of U.S. Border Protection Agents
A new report shows widespread abuse of minors while they were in custody of Customs and Border Protection.
The Troubling Practice of Turning Semi-Trailers Into Jails
Facing a shortage of space for inmates, Missouri's Greene County Jail opted to build an insta-prison in the parking lot. Is that OK?
Mandatory Detention, Turn-Backs, and Australia's Complicated History With Refugees
The Australian government has been dealing with a refugee crisis that is the product of decades of complex social and political circumstances.
Doctor and Advocate: One Surgeon's Global Fight for the Rights of Rape Survivors
Dr. Denis Mukwege has become a pioneer in both gynecological surgery and bringing global awareness to the issue of how rape is used as a weapon of war.
This Nigerian NGO Is Using Education to Eradicate Female Genital Mutilation
The Value Female Network is changing hearts and minds to end the practice of FGM in the Osun state.
U.S. Calls for Change in U.N. Human Rights Council
The U.S. called on Tuesday for the U.N. Human Rights Council to change how it operates, demanding fairer treatment of Israel.