The Roberts Court Is on Track Again To Limit Freedom
Our fundamental freedoms will always be filtered through the goals and desires of people in power.
The UAE Must Release All Political Prisoners Before Hosting COP28
The leaders of democratic countries who have not wavered in supporting the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would do well to question why the country's best minds continue to languish in prison with no end in sight.
China cracks down on citizens abroad as people flee country
"China's influence in the U.N. and other international institutions are diminishing because of its gross violations," a human rights expert told Newsweek.
Plea From Poland—Help Us Help Ukraine's Children
To Americans, I will say only one thing: By helping Ukraine, you are doing a great thing.
The U.S. Should End Child Labor in Agriculture
U.S. leaders will not fix the country's child labor problem unless they commit to protecting all children from exploitative and hazardous work, including those working on farms.
"I'm a combat medic in Ukraine. I hear what Russian soldiers do to women"
I've witnessed first-hand that women in war zones are absolutely vulnerable.
Remember, You Don't Make Peace With Your Friends
Russia shows no intention of returning thousands of deported Ukrainian children and appears unmoved by moral appeals and legal threats from Western nations and international institutions. Who can help bring these children home?
A Human Rights Abuser Shouldn't Host COP28
The United Arab Emirates has no moral standing to host global negotiations on the effect of climate change on the human condition when they care so little for either at home.
U.S. Approach to Iran Has Failed To Stop Regime From Targeting Americans
A model for how to deal with the Iranian regime is already in place.
Putin's war is having a devastating impact on Ukraine's children
"Schools seem to have been deliberately targeted throughout Ukraine...it's a direct threat to children," Irwin Redlener, co-founder of UCAP, told Newsweek.
One Year On, Rohingya Path Out of Genocide Remains Unclear
The ultimate goal in pursuing a path out of genocide must be to create the conditions conducive to safe, voluntary, and sustainable return of Rohingya to their homeland in Myanmar.
El Salvador Is at a Critical Human Rights Juncture
It is imperative that the sovereign right of El Salvador to advance not only the right to life, but also the best possible support for mothers and families, be upheld.
"Visibly limping" Putin visits Crimea amid ICC warrant: Ukraine official
Ukraine recently reiterated its commitment to take back Crimea, which was violently and illegally annexed by Moscow in 2014.
Russian state TV figures react to Putin's arrest warrant
Head of the RT channel, Margarita Simonyan, suggested that Russia could use a nuclear weapon if the Russian leader was arrested.
The last three accused ICC war criminals before Putin are still fugitives
The alleged war crimes were committed during the five-day Russia-Georgia war.
Why Prince Harry will never be able to reveal "harsh" Prince William text
Meghan Markle was seen hugging Prince Harry after he received a text message from Prince William during their Netflix documentary.
China's plan to assimilate Tibet
Beijing's heavy-handed tactics in Xinjiang are well known; less so is its "boiling the frog" approach to Tibet, experts say.
Today's Trolley Problem: Only One Track Leads to the Future
Given the impact of our lives on Earth's ecology, including the way we are exacerbating the climate crisis every day, it is clear that we are set to kill many people—millions or more—in the future. The very wealthy, who are most responsible for the climate crisis, are the only ones who stand to benefit from this situation.
The Seasoning of the Paprika Revolution
American intervention on the basis of "human rights" tends to leave our nation poorer and the rights-deprived nation in ruins.
"Respectfully Disagreeing" Doesn't Work When It Comes to Human Rights
Resist, for every single queer person who is unable to stand in the fight with us.
The World Must Stop Female Genital Mutilation
Women matter. Their autonomy matters. Their futures matter.
"Praying for a miracle": The Americans detained in China
Over 200 Americans are held in China, many without formal charges, according to the Dui Hua Foundation. The Chinese spy balloon has dashed their hopes of a resolution.
Section 230 Protects Tech Platforms at Your Legal Expense
What is contradictory about the free speech ideology so central to online companies' business models is that the protections they receive do not pass through to the individual.
How Putin continues to use the United Nations in his favor
One expert told Newsweek that China could be the ultimate litmus test for whether Russia remains on the U.N. Security Council.
Help Ethiopia Prevent Famine and Secure Peace
Together, we can help those in need.
Julian Assange's biggest fight in prison? It's not against extradition
'This is the press freedom case of the century... If we want an open and accountable democracy, where you can expose corruption and criminality...Julian has to be free.'
The New Face of Democratic Struggle
The struggle for democracy in Iran may take years, even decades.
Germany says quiet part out loud about Ukraine war
Germany's foreign minister on Tuesday blamed Russia and President Vladimir Putin for "murderous" carnage.
You Cannot Erase Us
We ask for everyone to take notice of autocratic regimes attacking Armenians with impunity.
Clean energy's dirty secret—human rights abuses in cobalt mining
Siddharth Kara discusses his book, "Cobalt Red," the geopolitical implications for Chinese domination of cobalt mining, what companies should do to address the conditions of the miners and much more.