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Protesters followed Arab Spring lessons of peaceful pressure on the military. But Arab neighbors have helped short-circuit those efforts.
There are more school counselors available to students today than at any time in the last 30 years, meaning that kids have increased access to help.
Access to abortion has been declining dramatically in parts of the U.S., like the South. Part Four of a series (read Parts One, Two and Three here).
America’s Gulf Arab allies back Sudan’s military. But after a horrifying massacre, the U.S. has had to dispatch a top diplomat to ‘clean up their mess.’
Investigative reporter Ivan Golunov was freed June 11 as authorities, in a rare admission of error, pledged to take action against the police who framed him. His arrest had received international attention and raised concerns over the difficulties Russian journalists face.
As the United Arab Emirates asserts itself as a rising Gulf power, its tradition of religious tolerance toward non-Muslims is emerging as an asset.
The Monitor asked, Have you taken any action in your own life in response to gun violence? Here are some of the 100-plus replies.
If you’ve been a Monitor reader for a while, you are probably aware that spinning through the heart of this organization is the pursuit of stories that find hope and humanity even in seemingly hopeless places – such as war-torn Syria where Dominique Soguel has found ways to penetrate the violence to discover people who possess boundless resilience and strength of spirit.
Despite the military’s mass killing, the Sudanese have already created a new society over six months of peaceful and inclusive protests.
The death toll has reportedly reached 108, with hundreds more wounded, in a state crackdown against pro-democracy protests. Sudanese demonstrators say their campaign will not end until a transitional civilian authority is in place.
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