Balancing Counter-Terrorism and Human Rights: Challenges and Opportunities

Everybody agrees with the urgent and pressing need to combat terrorism - not only states and their security apparatuses, but equally common citizens whose fundamental security and everyday life are threatened by terrorists.

US student protests against police brutality continue

Protests against police brutality, institutional racism and tuition fee hikes continue in the United States at the campus of the University of California, Santa Cruz.

US police arrest anti-torture protesters in front of Cheney’s home

Police have arrested two people who were among demonstrators standing in front of the home of former US vice president Dick Cheney to protest the 13th anniversary of the opening of the Guantanamo prison.

Mounting signs of global economic stagnation

More than six years after the global financial meltdown erupted in September 2008, the world economy is increasingly coming to resemble a minefield with any number of potential flashpoints that could set off another crisis.