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Fugue Of Civilian Death With Iraq, Syria, ISIS, Drones

Anhvinh Doanvo | Posted 07.26.2016 | World
Anhvinh Doanvo

Even when CENTCOM finally responds, numbers are likely to diverge significantly: by August 2015, the SOHR estimated that 181 civilians were killed in coalition airstrikes while US-CENTCOM reported the death of only two.

The Agonizing Reason I'm Unable To Visit My Husband And Parents

Deema El Ghoul | Posted 03.30.2016 | World
Deema El Ghoul

In Sweden, where I was born, all that's needed to travel is a Google search for hotel deals and a few clicks to book a flight. Yet in the Gaza Strip, where my parents were born and I live now, being able to travel is akin to achieving a miracle.

Somalia: Conundrum of an Activist

Sadia Ali Aden | Posted 01.01.2015 | World
Sadia Ali Aden

In order to genuinely win the hearts and minds of the ordinary citizens, the Somali leadership must not hasten making decisions on their behalf or self-interest by signing any treaty at a disadvantaged position with countries that have more negative record than positive.

This Country Is Accused Of Barrel Bombing Civilians And No, It's Not Syria

Agence France Presse | | Posted 07.26.2014 | World

Iraq's government is dropping barrel bombs and may also be targeting a hospital in its battle with militants in the conflict-hit city of Fallujah, Hum...

American Kids Are In Serious Danger Working On Big Tobacco Farms

Reuters | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business

By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON, May 14 (Reuters) - U.S. children working in domestic tobacco fields regularly suffer from breathing probl...

Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch Report on ISI-Sponsored Hell in Af-Pak

Melissa Roddy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Melissa Roddy

If NATO withdraws before the Afghan government can effectively defend Afghanistan against the ongoing attacks by Pakistan's proxies, the country will experience a bloody competition for power, even worse than the 1990s.

Katie Couric Needs to Get the Facts on Women's Rights in Afghanistan

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Greenwald

You've probably heard of Time's outrageous pro-Afghanistan-War cover art. Now, Katie Couric has compounded the distortion by giving Time's Rick Stengel an even bigger megaphone for his outrageous pro-war spin campaign.

Kagame's Rwanda Attacking Journalists and Political Opponents

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The Rwandan government should investigate all incidents of violence and ensure that opposition activists and journalists are able to carry out their legitimate activities in safety.

Congolese Groups Demand Ouster of Abusive Army Commander

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Fifty Congolese human rights and civil society organizations, along with Human Rights Watch (HRW), lodged a formal complaint today against Colonel In...

Human Rights Watch World Report 2010 Warns Of Attacks On Activists

Huffington Post | Adam Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Despite the growing strength of the human rights movement, abusive governments have begun to hit back at activists who challenge them, according to Hu...

Satellite Imagery Proves Catastrophic Failure of Joint Rwanda/Congo Military Exercises

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Reported have said that joint military operations between Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo have been a catastrophic failure. Now satellite imagery of the Busurungi area in North Kivu clearly shows burned villages.

Human Rights Watch Damns MONUC in Congo: Leaked UN Internal Memo Supports the Accusations

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

What has happened to the innocent in Congo goes far beyond anything that rational minds can comprehend. Is this why the US has turned such a blind eye to what is happening there?

Human Rights Watch and Israel: Questions to Answer

Daniel Levy | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Levy

Marc Garlasco of Human Rights Watch collects Nazi-era Wehrmacht memorabilia and has published a 450-page book on the subject. The Likud-America blogosphere is going Glenn Beck on this story.

Iraqi Gays Targeted, Brutally Killed: Human Rights Watch

Huffington Post | Morgan Korn | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The number of deliberate attacks against homosexual men in Iraq has risen precipitously this year at the hands of Iraqi militias and death squads, acc...

Will Hillary Face Down Congo's Kabila? Or Will He "Crush" Her Also?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Kabila's army is committing a majority of the atrocities, and Hillary is going to be face to face with the butcher. Can Clinton offer a moral compass in this humanitarian tragedy, or will we once again turn our back on humanity?

Oxfam Testimony from Congo: "We are the Wretched of the Earth; They are Killing Us in the Name of Peace."

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The aid group OXFAM did something no one else has done and took a survey of the civilians in eastern Congo and asked them how the campaign was affecting them.

UN: Arms from Sudan Add to Congo Humanitarian Disaster

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

How involved was the United States State Department in the destabilization of the Kivu provinces in eastern DRC? Did our State Department officials become "terrorists" in the eyes of a revolutionary movement in Congo?

Human Rights Watch Condemns Congolese Army for Atrocities: Kagame Backtracks on Nkunda's Arrest

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

It is a "problem" for the innocents being burned alive in Congo. A problem for the Congolese women who are raped on a daily basis.

A Heroine for Human Rights

Kenneth Roth | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kenneth Roth

The human rights movement has lost one of its true heroes. But we are far stronger for the many years Alison Des Forges spent among us and for the example she set for us all.