In Parting Shot, Nikki Haley Shuns Human Rights Groups at U.N.
She fashioned herself a human rights champion but routinely clashed with potential allies over the Human Rights Council.
Lights Out for Another Human Rights Office in Russia
Moscow authorities just stole a little more oxygen from Russia’s civil society, already struggling to breathe.
The Millions Left Behind in Afghanistan
With war intensifying as U.S. and NATO troops head home, promises made to help the millions of internally displaced are woefully unfulfilled.
Amnesty: Attacks on Human Rights Are at All-Time High
Amnesty International warned Wednesday that attacks on human rights -- and the institutions that protect them -- are dramatically increasing.
Stars on Their Shoulders, Blood on Their Hands
An explosive new report by Amnesty International shows that Nigeria's military systematically committed war crimes — torturing and murdering thousands of young men.
The Death Penalty Is Having Quite a Moment — And That May Help Efforts to Abolish It
The confluence of debates about the death penalty around the world shows the degree to which it's persevered even as most countries have eliminated it as a punishment.
Defending Women’s Rights in Afghanistan: Lives on the Line
Amnesty International launched a new report on the mounting threat and violence facing those on the front line standing up for women’s rights in Afghanistan.
Amnesty International: Hamas Committed War Crimes During Gaza War
Israel has taken fierce international criticism for its conduct during last year's fighting. A new report says Palestinian militants may have violated international law as well.