More "shock and awe" tactics may represent a "jump the shark" moment—the historic juncture demarcating the public’s acceptance that the U.S. war in Afghanistan is doomed to fail.
The Digital Youth of Central Asia Forum in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, looked at the growth of blogs, e-learning initiatives, and how to use open source software in crisis situations.
Posted in: Asia, Education & Youth, EuropeTopics: blogs, crisis mapping, Daniel Zaretsky, Digital Youth of Central Asia Forum, elearning, Internet, Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, open source software, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, youth
Why is the current U.S. media landscape unable to present more images that advance open and healing dialogue for all?
Kenya's prime minister has in the past been persecuted for his beliefs and ethnicity. Yet last week, instead of embracing the promise of equality enshrined in the new constitution, Raila Odinga turned against Kenya's gay community.
The right to live in one's own home community is denied to millions of persons with disabilities who have been segregated in institutions. Senada Halilcevic, a human rights advocate in Croatia, shares her experience of living in an institution and making her way out of it.
The trial of accused war criminal Jean-Pierre Bemba provides hope to survivors of rape and other abuse—hope that their voices will be heard and that one day, the violence will stop.
Human rights advocate Ola Abualghaib recounts her struggle against public attitudes that perceived her as a "burden" because of her disability.
A first-ever youth conference in Kazakhstan brought together young people from around the country to network, share skills, and collaborate on projects.
After Antonio Ocampo, a day laborer, served a short sentence for simple battery last August, a judge ordered him released from the Orleans Parish Prison. Nearly 100 days later, he was still there.
The Russian Ministry of Health has been on the defensive for the past few months, denying charges that it has failed to prioritize the needs of people with AIDS, resulting in widespread treatment interruptions.
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