Video: Dr. Elise Carlson-Rainer, Assistant Professor at American Public University (APU), discusses the causes that lead to international conflict and why addressing human rights as a facet of foreign policy is relatively new.
Addressing human rights in foreign policy is a relatively new concept and is often debated by politicians, scholars, and the general public. In Homeland Security weighs in.
Mohamed Zaree is one of several prominent Egyptian activists and human rights workers who are banned from travel over allegations of harming national security.
Russia said Thursday it would appeal a European Court of Human Rights ruling that Moscow failed to adequately protect victims of a 2004 school siege in the city of Beslan that left more than 300 people dead.
A Chinese legal rights activist was sentenced to 7½ years in prison on subversion charges as the Communist Party's determination to rein in its critics continues.
Dealing with Egyptian dissidents: A leading international rights group assailed Egyptian authorities on Wednesday, accusing them of using abductions, torture and other shocking tactics.
Most women in Saudi Arabia simply aren't allowed to drive. Uber, of which Saudi Arabia now owns a huge stake, does not restrict female drivers.
"To all the bros thinking about buying a slave, this one is $8,000," begins the May 20 Facebook posting, which was attributed to an Islamic State fighter.
Modern slavery is a brutal reality around the world with estimates that 45.8 million people are in some form of slavery in 167 countries.
North Korea has sentenced a former Fairfax County, Virginia resident to 10 years in prison with hard labor for subversion, its official news agency said Friday, in the latest case involving an American being detained by Kim Jong Un's regime.