Ms. R came to the US from her home country in central Africa where, in her early teenage years, she was subjected to a horrifying sexual initiation ritual.
The common ground and purposes that bound together the two houses of Congress and the Presidency may have narrowed since last Tuesday, but progress on immigration policy is still possible.
Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) and the American College of Physicians (ACP) have sent a letter to the Saudi Minister of Health to support Saudi physicians and hospitals who have refused to inflict punitive harm on their patients.
Attacks on health workers and facilities have become a feature of modern war; they are not simply committed by rogue countries or forces.
The Uganda Anti-Homosexuality Bill has sparked heated debate, both locally and internationally, surrounding the future of human rights in Uganda. If imposed, the bill will both violate the human rights of the gay community and potentially impact every citizen in Uganda who relies on international aid.