Articles tagged with human-rights

Feisal G. Mohamed

The legal doctrine of “superior responsibility” makes the Russian president liable for war crimes committed in Ukraine.

Jonna Perrillo

In her new book, historian Kelly Lytle Hernández makes the case for why U.S. history only makes sense when told as a binational story.

Jennifer Zacharia

Condemning U.S. deference to Israel, a cousin remembers the life and legacy of the slain Palestinian American journalist.

People gathered at the UN Human Rights Council
Zachary Manfredi

Critics say human rights discourse blunts social transformation. It doesn’t have to.

Eleanor Davey

Twenty years of cruel anti-immigrant policy have left thousands of asylum seekers in limbo, detained in offshore prisons or in mainland commercial hotels.

Baher Azmy

The lawless—and ongoing—administration of the prison by four American presidents underwrites the broader democratic crisis we face today.

Sophia Goodfriend

In the high-tech culture of Tel Aviv, military-grade spying on civilians has become just another office job.

Anthony Dworkin

Historian Samuel Moyn contends that efforts to conduct war humanely have only perpetuated it. But the solution must lie in politics, not a sacrifice of human rights.

An American soldier on patrol talks with a group of Afghan children
Faisal Devji

The U.S. occupation of Afghanistan sacrificed politics—the only viable route to peace—for massive corruption and violence.