PostPartisan: Human rights

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 11/06/2013

A courageous Chinese lawyer urges his country to follow its own laws

As China’s leaders crack down on dissent with increasing ferocity, a lawyer who was once part of the establishment has to fear for his freedom.

By Fred Hiatt  |  04:35 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  China, Teng Biao, China human rights

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 12/07/2012

The unlikely faces of same-sex marriage

The faces of the couples coming forward to marry should challenge and expand everyone's notion of what love is.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:54 PM ET, 12/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Human rights, LGBT, Same-sex marriage

Posted at 12:40 PM ET, 12/06/2012

Senate Republicans' profiles in moral cowardice

When 38 Republican senators voted against a U.N. treaty on the rights of the disabled, it wasn't just the way they voted that was repugnant; it was also how they voted.

By James Downie  |  12:40 PM ET, 12/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Dole, Human rights, Republicans, Rick Santorum, senate