Against the backdrop of immigration raids that saw nearly 700 arrests in Mississippi on Thursday, Jimmy Aldaoud’s death offers a grim reminder of the danger of the Trump administration’s deportation policies.  

India's government scrapped long-disputed Kashmir's special status earlier this week, citing terrorism concerns and paving the way for tighter control—and drawing sharp protest from rival Pakistan.

Poor conditions at US border facilities increase the risk of spreading infectious diseases like the flu, physicians warned this morning in a letter urging Congress to investigate the deaths of 6 children in US custody. Noting that flu played a role in at least 3 deaths,…

The Clint, Texas facility that has become the focal point of the US migration crisis seemed unremarkable to local residents. Yet inside, horrifying conditions numbed border agents. As one put it: “It gets to a point where you start to become a robot.”   Through dozens of…

Reports of human rights abuses in Eritrea are coming into focus this week, Deutsche Welle reports, at the United Nations Human Rights Council underway in Geneva and in a new report by Amnesty International

Young people crowded into migrant detention centers on America’s southern border are facing deplorable conditions, according to lawyers who visited a facility in Clint, Texas last week.

Hershey, Mars, Nestlé. Buy chocolate from any of these companies and chances are they are the product of child labor in West Africa.   For 20 years, the companies have made pledges to banish child labor from their supply chains. But they’ve consistently missed their…

A new UN report is the agency’s first to highlight the prevalence of child grooms and calls for all countries to banish child marriage by 2030 per global development goals. The report found that 115 million boys were married as children—a fifth before the age of 15. The…

VANCOUVER—Crowds sometimes thin by a conference’s closing plenary. Not so with Women Deliver 2019. The world’s biggest conference on gender equality closed with a bang yesterday, amid jubilant cheers, rousing performances, and ambitious pledges.

Boys as young as 10 are entering the illegal gay sex trade to survive in cash-strapped Zimbabwe. Decades of corruption economically marred the country, which has recently been further crippled by Cyclone Idai. Now, the Social Welfare Department estimates some 4,700…