The lessons of Liu's life and work must never be forgotten.
Are all people entitled to live in a clean and healthy environment? A legal scholar says yes, and argues for using this principle to address damage from polluting industries in Appalachia.
Merkel’s popularity at home and on the global stage continues to grow as she runs for a fourth term as chancellor.
The judgment recognises that religion plays a large role in South African society. The right to follow a religion is embedded in the constitution. This means that South Africa isn't a secular state.
The push for accountability in Syria exposes the challenges of international criminal justice.
It turns out that the president of the Philippines is exactly who he said he was.
Congress is trying to curb the president's ties to human rights abusers, harkening back to landmark legislation of the 1970s.
Government plans to introduce official documents for EU citizens to prove their right to live in the UK have some people surprised.
The terrorist group is trying to destroy a religious minority.
The special protection offered via international law is not enough to keep journalists reporting on conflict zones and assuage concerns about free speech.
A treaty on citizens' rights in a moral obligation and legally possible too.
Anti-American and anti-corruption stances have given the president of the Philippines broad appeal.
Cracking down on extremism online won’t solve the problem of extremist violence, will inevitably censor speech that's important to protect and risks harming political dissidents and democracy itself.
Tanzania has one of the highest rates of albinism in the world. The media in the country has an important role to play in protecting them from harm.
The Australian government is missing a vital opportunity to promote ethical business practice and mediate disputes before they blow up, by improperly resourcing the ANCP.
Many in the US are celebrating LGBTQ rights for Gay Pride Month. But data show that most countries, including the US, need to do much more to protect sexual minorities.
... and why their treatment angered human rights campaigners at the time.
The Conservative party manifesto's repudiation of the ‘libertarian right’ bodes ill for the European Court of Human Rights.
Recent events suggest that South Africa's government may be resorting to short-term measures to pacify anger over lack of housing. But what's needed is a major overhaul of the housing policy.
For-profit corporations are deeply embedded in US national security infrastructure – and they're not going anywhere.