Belgium Mulls Allowing Children to Choose Death

Belgium is currently considering expanding a 2002 euthanasia law so that chronically ill children would be granted the right to choose to die. This proposed legislation has raised concerns from many groups about the implications of such legislation on the…

Without a Legal Home: Statelessness in the Bahamas

Thousands of Bahamian-born persons of Haitian descent are stateless. Although the stateless situation of Dominican-born persons of Haitian descent has been well-documented, the situation of Bahamian-born persons of Haitian descent remains largely unstudied, limiting the international community’s understanding of the…

Ageism as State Policy in Tajikistan

For any young Tajiks looking for a government job, things are looking up. But for the aging population of Tajikistan, a recent executive order requiring officials to fire all government employees who are over the age of 63 for men…