The Human Rights Watch Film Festival
Carrying a condom in New York could lead to your arrest. Why? Because it is legal for law enforcement to cite condom possession as evidence that a person engaged in prostitution. Targeting condoms, however, is an ineffective deterrent to prostitution and threatens public health. The practice also co ... More >>
A new law opens the door to a more just criminal justice
Thousands of New Yorkers are stuck behind bars because they're too broke to get out
Will the Chinese star's detention force the art world to better confront human rights?
Maikel Nabil, a 25-year-old Egyptian blogger, has been sentenced to 3 years in prison after criticizing the military for supporting "the corruption and anti-democratic practices" of former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak. Nabil, who describes himself on Twitter as an "Egyptian Blogger, Activ ... More >>
With the government curfew lifted and military roadblocks encircling the city of Cairo, Tuesday is shaping up to be the biggest day of protest yet as the ongoing general strike may top one million marchers tomorrow, according to organizers hoping to oust President Hosni Mubarak. Al Jazeera English ( ... More >>
Still waiting for our representativesand presidential candidatesto address criminal U.S. kidnappings
Leaving the United Nations, the Secretary General tells us why it's not working.
The Top 40 Picks of the Tribeca Film Festival
Not only our enemies around the world scoff when Bush speaks of human rights
The Bush team chants, 'We do not torture,' but nobody around the world believes them
Bush gives hurricane victims that familiar sinking feeling
U.S. ally Uzbekistan teaches interrogators how to boil suspected terrorists to death
ACLU releases documents of U.S. torture of detainees by more than 'a few bad apples'
The only chance for the survivors of Darfur may be a mass divestment campaign
News orgs are serving up the Sudan conflict as a race war. Sadly, it's not that simple.
Exposing our secret interrogation centersaround and outside our laws
Bush's lawyers conclude the torture of prisoners is justified in war on terrorism
Books to Overthrow Castro?
Gidone Busch's Death Unlikely to Bring NYPD Policy Change
Harvey Milk High's Critics Fail to See the Reality of Queer Students' Lives
The Blood of Massacred Turkish Kurds Holds a Fearful Lesson for Those Who Would Flee Iraq
Wanted: A Great Jewish Spin Master
A Conversation With the UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights
What Went Down in the Cabaret of Contradictions
The Fight Over Zionism-Equals-Racism Pushed Aside Many Issues
Art & Industry
Twelve Months in the Life of Marijuana Prohibition
The Senator and the AFL-CIO Sell Out
Finding Documents the Man Wants to Hide
Technological Racism in Kosovo
How the Kosovo Crisis Helps Milosevic and Clinton
Why immigrants have become America's fastest-growing jail population