Tagged: human rights
Women human rights defenders have been threatened, tortured, raped, exiled, and assassinated. But they have not been silenced.
For its strains of homophobia and anti-Semitism, Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood wouldn't get my vote, but for its fight against both religious extremism and secular authoritarianism it gets my respect.
In a new special focus on Islamophobia, Foreign Policy In Focus interviews prolific author and professor John Esposito about prevailing political and media myths about Muslims and the Muslim world.
Tunisia is not the only democracy movement in the Muslim world, but will the United States provide consistent support to them all?
Congress has turned a blind eye to the Israeli government's repression of its own citizens.
Finally, a long-overdue step forward for civil rights achieved.
Pending legislation would place efforts to prevent and respond to violence against women at the center of the U.S. foreign policy and international aid agenda.
He also pleads guilty for Hurricane Katrina, Haiti's earthquake, and Mt. Pinatubo's eruption.
Israeli abuses in the Occupied Territories have been well publicized. Less well known is the treatment of Palestinians living inside Israel.
It would be an outrage if Georgia were to execute Troy Davis.