Rising Yemen Currency Could Fight Off Famine

A large cash injection by Saudi Arabia into Yemen's central bank has caused Yemen's currency to rise sharply, a move that could possibly ward off famine.

Lebanese Journalist Hanin Ghaddar Jailed for Six Months

Lebanese journalist Hanin Ghaddar has been sentenced to 6 months in prison for comments that she made against the Lebanese military.

HRW: Popular Resistance Limits Extent of Human Rights Damage Under Trump

Activists have decried the rise of U.S. President Donald J. Trump and his embrace of populist strongmen as a blow to the global campaign for human rights.

France, Britain to Announce New Migrant Treaty

French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May will announce a new treaty on how to handle migrants hoping to head to Britain.

Seven Ethnic Rakhine Killed as Myanmar Police Fire on Riot

Thousands of ethnic Buddhists gathered to protest the Myanmar government in the Western Rakhine state when police opened fire on the crowd.

US Move to Blacklist Pakistan for Religious Freedom Violations Sparks Fear

The U.S. has placed Pakistan on a “Special Watch List” for “severe violations of religious freedom” during a growing rift in between the two nations.

UN Palestinian Agency Sees Severe Funding Crisis

The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees faces its worst funding crisis ever after the United States froze tens of millions of dollars in contributions.

Bangladesh Says it’s Hosting Over a Million Rohingya

Bangladesh's army says that over a million Rohingya are currently in the country, an estimate which is higher than all previous ones.

Hong Kong Democracy Activist Joshua Wong Jailed

Joshua Wong became a leading figure in the fight for democracy in Hong Kong since his involvement in the 2014 Umbrella Movement.

Beyond Trump’s Words: Considering the Plight of Black and Brown Immigrants...

The contemporary conversation on immigration to the US still lacks the discussion about the particular struggle that immigrants experience in the country.