Thirty years after the Salvadoran Army massacred more than 800 people, many of them children, in El Mozote, El Salvador, residents and officials held a commemoration for the victims.
Guest blogger Jason K. Stearns looks at possible scenarios for Congo, including mediation or holding a fresh runoff between President Kabila and opposition leader Tshisekedi.
From the downfall of North African regimes to the humanitarian interventions in Ivory Coast and Libya, 2011 appears to have been the year when citizens and leaders took a stand on human rights.
Back in Panama to serve more prison time, ex-dictator Manuel Noriega might be surprised how little the regional neighborhood has changed, writes guest blogger Mike Allison.
Syria protesters have organized a 'desperate' last act of civil disobedience to try to stop the Assad regime's nine-month crackdown.