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Children in War Deserve Accurate ‘List of Shame’

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres will soon publish his annual “list of shame” of governments and armed groups that commit grave violations against children during armed conflict. Human Rights Watch, along with 20 other…

Map: Recent Incidents of Anti-Muslim Hate Crimes

In the wake of the Paris attacks, hate crimes against American Muslims continue to increase at a disturbing rate. The map below displays recent incidents of threats, violence, and acts of vandalism that have taken place around the country…

Support the people of Gaza

Tell Congress and the White House: Restore humanitarian assistance to Gaza, call for end to blockade Background: After 11 years of isolation and an Israeli-imposed blockade, Gaza is facing “an unprecedented humanitarian crisis.” …

A Veto Won’t Stop Our Work for Peace in Yemen

n April 16, President Trump vetoed S.J.Res. 7, a bipartisan resolution approved by solid majorities of the House and Senate to end U.S. military participation in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. President Trump’s veto means that the U.S.…

The war on terror in our communities

Let’s make visible the domestic war on terror and work to end it once and for all. As an anti-war activist and mother, for many years I’ve been acutely aware that we have been at war my teenage daughter’s entire life. March 20 is the 16th…

International Conference Against US/NATO Military Bases

The elimination of poverty could be at hand for the first time in the history of humanity. World hunger could easily be abolished with only a small diversion from military budgets. Yet, military spending is expanding, and with it global…