ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — As war raged in northern Ethiopia, and the region barreled toward its worst famine in decades, a senior American envoy flew…View More From Nobel Hero to Driver of War, Ethiopia’s Leader Faces Voters in Election
GAZA CITY — As Israeli airstrikes hit Gaza City for the sixth night running, Dr. Ayman Abul Ouf climbed the stairs of the apartment block…View More Dreams in the Rubble: An Israeli Airstrike and the 22 Lives Lost
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday in favor of two American corporations accused of complicity in child slavery on Ivory Coast cocoa farms.…View More Supreme Court Limits Human Rights Suits Against Corporations
Meet Rahel, 19, a human face of a brutal ethnic cleansing now underway in Ethiopia. “There were three soldiers,” she said as she lay on…View More Don’t Turn Away From These Images and These Crimes
China is not massacring Uyghurs, so this is not a genocide in the commonly accepted sense. But under the legal definition in the 1948 Genocide…View More Witnessing China’s Uyghur Genocide in Xinjiang
When I wrote a couple of columns criticizing Israel as well as Hamas over the recent Gaza war, I had pushback from readers who asked:…View More Were My Criticisms of Israel Fair?
RAMAT GAN, Israel — Four holes in the wooden door to his tiny apartment mark where shrapnel from a Hamas rocket penetrated the home of…View More An Israeli Death and the Tangled Conflict Left Behind
GAZA CITY — The nine-day battle between Hamas militants and the Israeli military has damaged 17 hospitals and clinics in Gaza, wrecked its only coronavirus…View More Gaza War Deepens a Long-Running Humanitarian Crisis
When the government ordered women in her mostly Muslim community to be fitted with contraceptive devices, Qelbinur Sedik pleaded for an exemption. She was nearly…View More In Xinjiang, China Targets Muslim Women in Push to Suppress Births
Those who most strenuously object to the “liberation” framing often have noxious reasons. Figures on Germany’s radical right see May 8 as a day of…View More Was Nazi Germany Defeated or Liberated? Germans Can’t Decide.