Opinion

Timing of Kennedy's retirement only cements his right-wing legacy

When it came to money and power, 'moderate' Justice Anthony Kennedy had always been an agent of the top one percent.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

Witness

A Tale of Singers and Murderers

Meet the prisoners competing to participate in Russia's prison song contest and the woman inspiring them to sing.

Tamil Tigers

'No peace in our lives': Sri Lanka's missing thousands

Can the Office of Missing Persons provide answers in a country with the world's second highest number of disappearances?

Witness

Japan's Tattoo Outlaws

A landmark legal battle over the future of tattooing erupts in Japan after police crack down on tattoo artists in Osaka.

Canada

Can Canada undo 'unjust' cannabis convictions?

Potential amnesty for those convicted of cannabis possession gains steam amid plans to legalise recreational marijuana.

Can Canada undo 'injustice' of cannabis possession convictions?

Fault Lines

American Sheriff

Fault Lines investigates the power of US sheriffs and allegations of prisoner neglect and abuse.

Opinion

The DNC lawsuit against the Trump campaign could be a great thing

The suit can help expose the naked truth about Trump's crew.

Larry Beinhart

by Larry Beinhart

Larry Beinhart

Gang violence

'Never wear blue': Trapped in Trump's 'war on gangs'

Donald Trump's war against Salvadoran American gang MS-13 has left dozens of immigrant teenagers unlawfully detained.

The teenagers trapped in Trump's MS13-crackdown

Donald Trump

Trump lawyer appears in court over seized documents

Cohen in court to ask judge to limit the ability of federal prosecutors to review the documents seized from him.

Trump lawyer appears in court over seized documents

Death penalty

Amnesty: Almost 1,000 prisoners executed in 2017

Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq record highest executions, as rights group reports global decline in the use of death penalty.

Fault Lines

Trump's War on Gangs

Dozens of immigrant teens in the US have been unlawfully detained as part of the Trump administration's 'war on gangs'.

Singapore

My grandfather, Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew

Li Shengwu, the grandson of Singapore's first PM, discusses LKY's legacy and the future of the wealthy island state.

Nauru

Nauru abolishes appeal deal with Australia's High Court

Nauru abolishes decades-old legal agreement with Australia, removing the Pacific island's highest court of appeal.

Pacific Island of Nauru scraps link to Australian appeal court

Opinion

Indonesia criminal code overhaul a step backwards for drug policy

Sweeping criminal sanctions proposed in Indonesian parliament could worsen the country's drug problem.

Alfiana Qisthi

by Alfiana Qisthi
- Claudia Stoicescu

Alfiana Qisthi

Law

'You have violated the Quran': UK judge's rebuke of tube bomber

Justice Haddon-Cave invokes Islamic theology in condemnation of Ahmed Hassan, who carried out September tube bombing.

'You have violated the Quran': UK judge's rebuke of tube bomber