Syrian protests continue in the face of gruesome images of torture by the Syrian government. Human rights groups are making sure the world can see those images.
Same sex couples where partners have different nationalities struggle with US immigration laws.
Now that Hosni Mubarak has been pushed from power, women in Egypt want a bigger role in government. Some fear they'll be further marginalized.
Top Chinese and US officials are engaging in bilateral talks, and human rights violations will be a part of the discussion.
High-ranking Democrats deny that "harsh interrogation techniques" that some have deemed as torture helped in the hunt for Osama Bin Laden.
Republicans in the US House of Representatives had hired a law firm, King and Spalding, to defend the Defense of Marriage Act. King and Spalding has now announced it is withdrawing from the case.
A new cache of classified documents from the website Wikileaks gives new insights into how the United States classifies detainees in Guantanamo
South Sudan is poised to become Africa’s newest nation, but NGOs will still provide basic services to almost 90 percent of the country.
The webzine Hijab and the City defies stereotypes of hijab-wearing women in France, and takes the fight against anti-Muslim sentiment online.
After the protests in Tahrir Square, Egypt's Coptic Christians want a more equal voice in the new Egyptian government, too.