In Louisiana, at least 1,601 people are still incarcerated on the basis of a Jim Crow-era law allowing for conviction by a non-unanimous verdict.
Climate change made Hurricane Dorian a monster that pummeled the Bahamas's Haitian minority. Human cruelty made its aftermath brutal. Both could have been prevented.
In the slums of Buenos Aires, government aid has been slow to materialize. Instead, community organizations are leading the fight.
In the 25 years since the Bosnian War’s Srebrenica massacre, these people have been left behind.
Volunteer healthcare workers and underpaid nurses are keeping the virus at bay, for now.
The group represents a new tactic in abortion-rights activism, which skirts legal restrictions and the often risky surgical procedures that defined clandestine abortions in the past.
For decades, Ecuador considered abortion a private matter. Now, a Nation investigation shows, women who terminate—or lose—pregnancies are facing prosecution and prison time.
Thirty years ago, the U.S.-backed Somali government slaughtered an estimated 200,000 people. Now survivors want US help uncovering the crimes.
Illegal logging and land seizures are driving this ominous yet overlooked scientific trend.
The political front is stalemated, and the occupation grinds on—but some Palestinians are creating their own facts on the ground.
Civilians here, who live under an outdated colonial regime, have been terrorized by US drone strikes and extremist Islamists for many years.
But the movement is up against the country’s powerful right-wing politics and institutional bias against Palestinians.