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Human rights news and analysis from The Nation
February 14, 2018
The Legacy of Asma Jahangir
A Pakistani activist and human-rights lawyer, she left a mark on the global fight against inequality.
February 7, 2018
When Harassment Is the Price of a Job
As decades of activism meet the #MeToo moment, could the food-service industry be poised for sweeping change?
February 7, 2018
‘It Becomes Your Job to Provide the Girlfriend Experience’: Women’s Stories of Work in Food Service
Whether they’re waitresses, bartenders, hostesses, or fast-food workers, the women who serve our food and drinks face routine sexual harassment.
February 5, 2018
White Anti-Racism Must Be Based in Solidarity, Not Altruism
Altruism is too often carried along by the currents of racist capitalism.
Jesse A. Myerson
January 19, 2018
A Conversation With Richard Falk
The scholar, adviser to governments and civil-society groups, and advocate of Palestinian rights speaks on international law and world affairs.
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January 8, 2018
Donald Trump and Nikki Haley Take Aim at the UN Human Rights Council
Haley has been voicing skepticism about the council’s value since her Senate confirmation hearing almost a year ago.
December 21, 2017
In Turkey, Repression of the Kurdish Language Is Back, With No End in Sight
Since 2015, scores of Kurdish media organizations, associations, language schools, and cultural institutions have been shut down.
December 7, 2017
In Syria, ‘Reconciliation’ Is Bleak
The people of Moadamiya and Daraya were once a legend of the resistance, but today we feel like we’ve been forgotten by the world.
December 6, 2017
In Pakistan’s Tribal Areas, Collective Punishment Is the Law of the Land
Civilians here, who live under an outdated colonial regime, have been terrorized by US drone strikes and extremist Islamists for many years.
November 28, 2017
A US Immigration Case Offers a Rare Day in Court for Victims of Liberian War Crimes
Gruesome details of Liberia’s civil wars emerge from a Philadelphia courtroom.