In Vilnius, an increasingly marginalized group of activists gathered to oppose autocracy
At this year’s Oslo Freedom Forum, even the most sanguine activists struggled to overcome a sense of drift and impotence
How the pro-Islamism and anti-Zionism of today’s left trace their origins to French colonialists who hated Jews and turned Algeria into a reactionary fantasy land
By monitoring checkpoints and advocating for Palestinians in the Israeli court system, Blue and White Human Rights is trying to improve Arab-Israeli relations and prove that Zionist principles can inspire more humane treatment
After criticizing Saudi Arabia’s human-rights abuses Canada now finds itself isolated, including by the U.S., while the Saudis receive international support. Is this a sign that we’ve entered a new stage in global politics?
‘Rooted Cosmpolitans’ traces how the fight over human rights remains a struggle over Jewish identity and destiny
The international body has been feting the brutal African dictator and others like him for years. Why did it backtrack this time?
Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo’s death is the latest occasion for social media-propagated callousness and ignorant moral arrogance
Why have so many Jewish leaders put their weight behind an activist whose separatist rhetoric is cloaked in the flaccid language of human rights?
In response to the Trump administration, Jewish LGBTQ education and advocacy agency Keshet has launched a campaign urging support and protection for transgender youth in the community
Congregation Beth Elohim pointedly welcomed a new generation of ‘ushpizin’
How far we’ve come, and how far we’ve yet to go, when it comes to LGBT rights
Ruth Shack, a champion of the arts who sponsored of the 1977 Human Rights Ordinance to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, was recently fêted in Miami
Movements.org is crowdsourcing liberty around the world
Legal and rabbinic scholars have long debated the controversial issue
Fought to record anti-gay violations in State Department’s human rights report
The Egyptian journalist Mona Eltahawy is being smeared as an imperialist for calling out gender apartheid in the Mideast. She’s dead right.
By asking the United Nations to fulfill their national aspirations, the Palestinians are following a script Israel’s founders wrote in the 1940s