Palestine

Palestinian Authority releases jailed activist on bail

Hebron-based human rights activist Issa Amro released following detention by PA under new 'electronic crimes' law.

Palestinian Authority frees jailed activist

Africa

Linguistic tensions boil over in Cameroon

English-speaking population stage protests in the latest in a series of actions against their perceived marginalisation.

Linguistic tensions boil over in Cameroon

Maps

Mapping hate: The rise of hate groups in the US

From 2015 to 2016 the number of anti-Muslim hate groups in the US grew by 197 percent.

Mapping hate: The rise of hate groups in the US

Face to Face

Malcolm X and Martin Luther King

A portrait of two different voices whose demands for black equality gave rise to gains in American civil rights.

Opinion

Dear Jeff Bezos, remember that charity begins at home

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos asked for help giving away his billions. How about paying his workers a living wage?

Mark LeVine

by Mark LeVine

Mark LeVine

Opinion

A true general strike is possible in Trump's America

This is the moment to take action for establishing meaningful connections among communities and issues.

Lena Afridi

by Lena Afridi

Lena Afridi

Opinion

Why we still need Black History Month in the US

In an ideal world, Black History Month wouldn't be necessary. But we don't live in one.

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

by Danielle Fuentes Morgan

Danielle Fuentes Morgan

United States

United States Women's March on Washington

Largest anti-Trump marches in the United states by city.

United States Women's March on Washington

Racism

Report: US hate incidents spike after Trump elected

Civil rights group tracks nearly 900 cases of assaults, intimidation, and harassment in 10 days after election win.

US hate incidents spike after Donald Trump elected

Civil Rights

Indian cinemas ordered to play national anthem

Supreme Court orders anthem to be played before all movie screenings - and all exits blocked.

Indian court orders cinemas to play national anthem

Occupy Wall Street

US judge orders FBI, CIA, NSA to disclose Occupy spying

US agencies have 60 days to turn over data related to surveillance of income inequality protesters in Philadelphia.

US judge orders FBI, CIA, NSA to disclose Occupy spying

Human Rights

Q&A Mary Lawlor: Defending the rights defenders

The founder of Front Line Defenders discusses the state of human rights today and defending those who protect them.

Q&A Mary Lawlor: Defending the rights defenders

Human Rights

American leftwing activist Tom Hayden dies at 76

Founding member of SDS, civil rights activist and ex-husband of Jane Fonda later served 18 years in California assembly.

Tom Hayden, American New Left stalwart, dies at 76

Human Rights

Two US police departments drop body cameras over costs

Police departments shelve body-camera programmes after state laws impose rules for longer video storage.

Two US police departments drop body cameras over costs

Muhammad Ali

How Muhammad Ali influenced the Civil Rights Movement

Muhammad Ali galvanised the Civil Rights Movement by appealing to people who otherwise agreed on little politically.

How Muhammad Ali influenced the Civil Rights Movement