Tagged: human rights
Protests have begun in the United Arab Emirates, but you wouldn't know it from White House statements.
At the same time that the United States is praising democracy in the Middle East, it is helping to suppress it in Honduras.
With the military intervention underway, our job now is to make sure it does not escalate into full-scale invasion, and to try to end it as soon as possible. And then to work as hard as we can to support the efforts to consolidate and expand the extraordinary accomplishments of the uprisings of the 2011 Arab Spring, in Libya and the rest of the region.
Join the Institute's Break The Chain Campaign at the annual Freedom Network Conference in DC.
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.