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“There are no innocents. Everyone is responsible for the horrors.”

At the head of the international and independent commission appointed by the United Nations (UN) to investigate human rights violations in Syria, political scientist Paulo Sérgio Pinheiro has no doubts: the members...

How have women influenced the protests for democracy around the world?

*By Monique Oliveira Why did the Arab Spring fail and only Tunisia emerged as a democratic country? In part, due to the lack of women's rights in the region, says an interdisciplinary study published in the European Journal of Political...