As a child, Rita M. Lopidia learned that women are usually the first victims of political conflict. Now she's won an award for building peace.
The Chinese Communist Party continues its campaign of human rights abuse with the detention of journalists and civil rights advocates.
The Chinese government claims its oppression of Muslims is counterterrorism. But the evidence shows that they are cracking down on religious minorities.
Iran's regime tortured numerous protesters after nationwide demonstrations last year, according to a new report. Learn more about the regime's brutality.
Learn how Jewish Americans are adapting their holiday rituals to accommodate the observance of Rosh Hashanah during a public health crisis.
China's government is forcing ethnic Mongolian children to learn Mandarin in school instead of their native language in a campaign of cultural assimilation.
Lawmakers in Iran are working to ban foreign-owned messaging apps for Iranian citizens even as the regime uses those apps to spread propaganda.
Public defenders back criminal defendants in the U.S. who can't afford a private attorney and are at risk of going to prison. Learn how they came to be.
In all branches of the U.S. military, women serve important roles, from enlisted personnel to four-star generals and admirals.