Mexico says it emerged from tariff negotiations in Washington with its 'dignity intact.' But that dignity comes at great cost to the migrants fleeing extreme violence in Central America.
In spite of noble promises in their constitutions, many countries have a very restrictive approach to demonstrations.
Torres Strait Islanders argue the government has violated their rights to culture, family and life.
On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, the human rights of child migrants rarely follow them when they cross borders.
US agreements with Germany, France, Switzerland and Austria provide reparations to WWII victims. But an international law scholar writes that the US has failed to address war crimes in Asia.
Arsenal's Armenian star will not travel to Baku in Azerbaijan for the clash with Chelsea – and nor will many of the clubs' fans.
Soldier amnesty plans pose grave challenges to human rights – and set the stage for a future showdown with the European Court of Human Rights.
Traveling death squads. Sadistic torture techniques. Stolen babies. The US helped it all happen by aiding Argentina's military regime in the 1970s, according to newly declassified documents.
Recognising the role of women in global child slavery is key to addressing it.
Sport is a special domain, but it is not immune from the law and human rights. We're yet to see if the United Nations Human Rights Council will take steps following a new ruling on testosterone.
A legal expert looks at the issue of robot rights and what makes us human.
Before 1945 and the United Nations Charter, human rights simply did not exist in international law.
A new political party called Indonesian Solidarity Party, or PSI, brings new hope for the marginalised people by raising minority issues in its campaign
While few would deny secularism and religious neutrality are legitimate goals, they don’t justify Bill 21's undue restriction of minority rights.
There is no inherent tension between Islam and democratic values. Like any use of religion in politics, the application of Sharia as law depends on who is using it – and why.
We must acknowledge that shifting historically vulnerable groups away from the margins means making room in spaces where these groups have not traditionally been welcomed.
When the 2011 Libyan civil war erupted, Twitter became a major instrument to air the rebels’ account of the conflict and present themselves internationally as a viable alternative to Moammar Gadhafi.
Scotland is in the late stages of deciding whether to become the first country in UK to outlaw all corporal punishment against children.
At local level some congregations are bravely creating alternative models where LGBTIQ people can feel safe and be accepted
Both the government and the opposition still consider Papua as a problem caused by a lack of economic development and which has nothing to do with politics.