Western democracies that were once reliable defenders of human rights have been consumed by a nativist backlash, leaving an open field for dictators and demagogues.
A selective approach to human rights is even more harmful than “America first.”
Under the guise of fighting a "war on terrorism," Cairo is cracking down on organizations that shed light on its abuses.
The 2017 Global Thinker hopes that the world will "keep watching the Philippines."
The Trump administration wants reform. But putting Israel above all other priorities is a big mistake.
Wary of creeping international law, U.S. diplomats fight a rearguard action to limit the scope of two U.N. resolutions on women and children.
The United States ignores massive abuses at its own peril.
It doesn’t help that the Trump administration doesn’t seem to mind.
Myanmar’s Muslim crackdown “has been decades in the making.”
Rights advocates, fearing loss of leverage over Khartoum, are dismayed
There’s an easy way to avoid betrayal by winners of the world’s most important humanitarian prize: only give it to dead people.
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya civilians are trapped in a cycle of violence perpetuated by Myanmar’s military, exacerbated by Islamist militants, and inflamed by Aung San Suu Kyi.