Don’t Miss a Thing

Get our latest essays, archival selections, reading lists, and exclusive content delivered straight to your inbox.

Tag: Human Rights

Joseph Levine

Why we must acknowledge the claims of the Palestinians.

John Tirman

How military intervention became the norm.

Adom Getachew

The UN's "responsibility to protect" framework has failed to achieve a just international order. The Caribbean movement for reparations points the way forward.

Sarah Sewall

A genocide policy that works.

Anthony Dworkin

Historian Samuel Moyn contends that efforts to conduct war humanely have only perpetuated it. But the solution must lie in politics, not a sacrifice of human rights.

Alex de Waal

The famine in Yemen is not simply “man-made.” Particular men are responsible, and they should be brought to justice.

Feisal G. Mohamed

The legal doctrine of "superior responsibility" makes the Russian president liable for war crimes committed in Ukraine.

Jonna Perrillo

In her new book, historian Kelly Lytle Hernández makes the case for why U.S. history only makes sense when told as a binational story.

Jennifer Zacharia

Condemning U.S. deference to Israel, a cousin remembers the life and legacy of the slain Palestinian American journalist.