The historic US nuclear testing site is taking its case for disarmament to the International Court of Justice.
The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement has a long way to go, but recent endorsements show it’s getting somewhere.
It may seem like an obvious step, after joining the International Criminal Court. But the legal and political barriers are formidable.
A sense of malaise plagues activist circles, with energies largely spent supporting the thousands in prison.
As the UN Committee Against Torture meets in Geneva, Murat Kurnaz urges justice for those detained and tortured at Guantánamo.
Forty years ago, the Israeli army tortured and imprisoned her. Now she’s being forced to relive the nightmare in a US court.
The Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has repeatedly risked his life fighting child labor and sweatshop abuses.
International law can be a powerful advocacy tool for improving economic and social policy.
The United States is no Soviet Union—and yet it has set up machinery that satisfies certain tendencies that are in the genetic code of totalitarianism.