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Try to Imagine Spending 1 Hour in Solitary Confinement. Albert Woodfox Spent 43 Years

25/06/2015

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Inside Looking Out, Prison, Photo by José Eugenio Gómez Rodríguez

Sophie Okolo, Contributing Journalist Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 03:15 p.m. 25 June 2015 LOUISIANA, United States – What comes to mind when people think about solitary confinement? Society depicts prisoners in locked cells with little or no contact with the outside world. This is the reality of thousands of prisoners throughout the penal system […]

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Buhari’s First Challenge: Military Mass Killings

05/06/2015

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Nigerian Soldiers Riding in Lorry, Photo Courtesy of Dammex1

Jessamy Nichols, Africa Correspondent Last Modified: 10:28 a.m. EST, 5 June 2015 NIGERIA – Amongst the feeling of hope and a fresh start in the air from President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration, Nigeria was slammed this week with a report from Amnesty International that claims the Nigerian military is tied to over 8,000 deaths in the […]

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LGBT Progress Overshadowed by Abuses

03/06/2015

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Austin Bryan, Managing Editor Last Modified: 00:23 a.m. EDT, 3 June 2015 NEW YORK – The second report ever released by the United Nations on protecting LGBT rights was published today by the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR). The report outlines steps for governments to take in stopping LGBT discrimination. […]

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South Korea’s Abysmal Record of Disability Rights Despite Economic Prosperity

21/01/2015

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Salt works on the west coast, Jeollabuk-do Province, Korea, Photo by Bruce Stainsby

Ayanna Nahmias, Editor-in-Chief Last Modified: 22:56 p.m. EDT, 21 January 2015 SINAN COUNTY, South Korea – Though South Korea’s record of human rights abuse is not as heinous as its neighbor North Korea, it still grapples with abuse of the weakest members of its society. Prior to the latest exposé, there have been several studies […]

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Meet Our Journalists

10/07/2014

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Ayanna Nahmias is the Editor-in-Chief. She is passionate about international affairs, geopolitics, and human rights and writes articles with an emphasis on women’s rights and child advocacy. She is working on her first novel and was interviewed about growing up in Africa as the daughter of a radical, Islamist expatriate on Radio Netherlands Worldwide. Click […]

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