Maryland joined the overwhelming global trend towards ending the death penalty today when Governor Martin O’Malley signed the abolition of capital punishment into law.
Saudi Arabian authorities have interrogated and intimidated four founding members of an emerging human rights group, said Amnesty International, which demanded that the repression stop.
President Obama is right to recommit to closing Guantanamo. But it's time to do more than talk.
The United States and Mexican presidents should listen to local human rights defenders if their plans to improve human rights are to have any real impact.