As the war in Ukraine ensues, Georgia looks back to its own war with Russia. Although the 2008 Russo-Georgian War lasted only five days, the war and its aftermath impacted the rights of the Georgian people, the sovereignty of the ...

After midnight on September 13, thousands of Armenians woke up to a nightmare.  Just moments later, hundreds of phones here at the University of Southern California would be buzzing with notifications bearing the news. The nightmare, it seemed, had breached ...

At migrant shelters along the U.S.-Mexico border, disabled people continue to struggle daily to survive in inaccessible living conditions. As reports from the migration crisis at the border become overshadowed by other news stories, it remains critical to amplify stories ...

Americans’ trust in the Internet is at an all-time low. While people continue buying into the products offered by Meta, Amazon and Google, they simultaneously distrust the very products they consume. Many don’t see a way to avoid using these ...

“True Beauty,” “My ID is Gangnam Beauty” and “All of Us Are Dead” — if these titles sound familiar, that’s because they’re the names of television shows that have brought Korean culture to the forefront of modern entertainment. “All of ...

MADRID, SPAIN – “When I first moved to this flat, I had money. All of my daughter’s friends grew up with money,” said my host mother in Spanish, rubbing her fingers together in the universal sign for cash. “But now…” ...

When I told my peers I would be embarking on a trip to Kyrgyzstan, their first question was, “what on Earth is that?”. From outhouses to striking embassies, my personal experience on the USC Maymester to Kyrgyzstan in May 2022 ...

BISHKEK, KYRGYZSTAN — Beaten, bruised and silenced; this was the fate of Kamil Ruziev, a human rights defender and lawyer based in Issyk Kul, Kyrgyzstan, placed in prison on bogus charges of fraud and forgery of government documents. The irony, ...

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM – What does a commitment to human rights look like? To the U.K. government, it means avoiding any explicit mention of bodily autonomy and reproductive rights.  On July 5, the United Kingdom published a joint multinational statement ...

Resource-rich countries have become increasingly apparent in the Middle East North Africa (MENA) region. Countries, such as those that are a part of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), have structures defined by their resource-rich nature in areas such as oil. ...