Writers Jailed in Turkey for Expression

The Turkish government has engaged in a massive suppression of writers and journalists’ freedom of expression.  Almost 150 writers are currently in prison in Turkey and several more have been jailed for expressing criticism of this government restriction. Under Article…

Russia to Decriminalize Domestic Violence

In Russia, a proposed bill to decriminalize some forms of domestic violence has been circulated a second time through the Russian legislature. More specifically, the pending legislation would consider an assault as an administrative offense rather than criminal offense, if…

Afghan Refugees in Elliniko

Refugees around the world are facing a plethora of issues and challenges. However, Afghan refugees in Greece are currently dealing with a specific hurdle: the potential closure of their camp in Elliniko. Afghan asylum seekers in Greece are in a…

Polish Women Protest New Abortion Law

Poland’s newly proposed abortion law has tens of thousands of Polish women fearful for the protection of their rights and lives. This has motivated over seven million women in Poland, all dressed in black, to go on strike. As a…