Human Rights

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
The increasing use of drones by police forces and private security may pose a threat to human rights, a United Nations independent expert has said. "An armed drone, controlled by a human from a distance, can hardly do what police officers are supposed to do—use the minimum force required by the circumstances," Christof Heyns, the Special...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Dozens of U.S. cities have criminalized feeding the homeless. (Photo: Ed Yourdon/flickr/cc)
As the number of U.S. cities criminalizing sharing food with the homeless...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Detroit's "unprecedented" shutoff of water utilities to city homes condemns...