Tagged: human rights
There's no question that the Congressman's personal history is both courageous and noble but most peace and justice activists have found Lantos as a very inconsistent human rights advocate.
When it comes to human rights around the world, Hillary Clinton is little more than Bush Lite.
Winning the War on Terror by spreading democracy? Our arms sales policy is working in the opposite direction.
Rep. Jim Moran thinks that Guantanamo is a blot on the U.S. reputation and should be closed down. He talks with Michael Shank on the implications of closure.
The presidential contenders are debating U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq. Why isn't anyone talking about Aghanistan?
The cluster bombs endangering civilians in southern Lebanon were "Made in the U.S.A.".
If the United States cared so much about democracy in Iraq, why has it acted more like an occupying force in restricting the self-determination of Iraqi citizens?
FPIF columnist Frida Berrigan describes her experience of getting arrested at the Federal District Court building in Washington, DC. The goal: to shut down Guantanamo.
Kaung and Steinberg rebut each other's arguments.
The fairy tale kingdom of Bhutan is heading toward democracy. Overlooked has been the problem of over 100,000 Bhutanese refugees.