Humanitarian crises

'I don't want to be considered as an ex-slave or just a survivor'

Some Yazidi women have found the strength to go back and live in Sinjar, years after ISIL carried out a genocide.

'I don't want to be considered as an ex-slave or just a survivor'

United States

Trump delays mass deportation raids, seeks deal with Democrats

US president is delaying nationwide migrant deportations for two weeks to give legislators time to discuss solutions.

Trump delays mass deportation raids, seeks deal with Democrats

The Listening Post

Hong Kong protests: Taking the streets, dominating the screens

As millions hit Hong Kong's streets, China seeks to downplay protests. Plus, movies of South Africa's apartheid era.

Hong Kong protests: Taking the streets, dominating the screens

Women's Rights

Guatemala survivors of wartime sexual violence fight for justice

Lawyers vow to appeal after judge rules against Maya Achi women who said they were raped during Guatemala's civil war.

Guatemala survivors of wartime sexual violence fight for justice

Human Rights

US to begin roundup of undocumented migrants on Sunday: report

Washington Post reports US immigration authorities will target up to 2,000 families in major US cities.

US to begin roundup of undocumented migrants on Sunday: report

Sexual assault

US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-1990s

US president denies ever meeting E Jean Carroll, who said Trump assaulted her in a dressing room of a department store.

US writer says Trump sexually assaulted her in mid-1990s

Racism

US court tosses black man's murder conviction over racial bias

Supreme Court tosses out Curtis Flowers's conviction in sixth trial of 1996 murders, citing racial bias.

US court tosses black man's murder conviction over racial bias

Jamal Khashoggi

How can Jamal Khashoggi's murderers be held accountable?

What are the options for holding the dissident journalist's killers accountable in the wake of the Callamard report?

How can Jamal Khashoggi's murderers be held accountable?

Human Rights

Why have so many people in Bangladesh disappeared?

Relatives urge information on whereabouts of family members as alleged abductions continue to mount.

Why have so many people in Bangladesh disappeared?

Humanitarian crises

Does humanitarian aid have a 'white saviour' problem?

The Stream asks whether some Western volunteers do more harm than good.

Does humanitarian aid have a 'white saviour' problem?

Child rights

Lawyers: Migrant children held in bad conditions at Texas border

According to lawyers, children are fed uncooked frozen food, go weeks without bathing at El Paso detention facility.

Lawyers: Migrant children held in bad conditions at Texas border

Abortion

Planned Parenthood slams US court decision on Trump abortion rule

Appeals court allows rules imposing additional hurdles for women seeking abortion to take effect during gov't appeals.

Planned Parenthood slams US court decision on Trump abortion rule

Human trafficking

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

Two countries downgraded to those that have failed to make significant anti-trafficking efforts.

US adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba to blacklist on human trafficking

Human Rights

Saudi Arabia: Ending UK arms exports 'will only benefit Iran'

Saudi minister Adel al-Jubeir criticises British court ruling that suspended new weapons export licenses to Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia: Ending UK arms exports 'will only benefit Iran'

Egypt

Morsi's death spotlights systematic mistreatment of prisoners

Conditions surrounding death of ex-president highlight dismal reality endured by thousands languishing in Egypt's jails.

Morsi's death spotlights systematic mistreatment of prisoners