Human Rights

Thalif Deen, IPS News
UNITED NATIONS, Jan 23 2015 (IPS) - When the East African nation of Somalia, once described as a “lawless state”, ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) early this week, it left two countries in splendid isolation from the rest of the world: South Sudan and the United States. South Sudan? "The U.S. cannot credibly encourage other...
Crofton Black, Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Less than a quarter of the 119 detainees named in the US Senate’s summary...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
On the heels of protests pressing for the closure of the offshore military-run...