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Delhi Government Ordered to Pay Pregnant Woman Who Was Denied Care

The Delhi High Court ordered the Government of Delhi to compensate a woman who gave birth alone three months after she was denied medical benefits by a public maternity center. Read More

Supreme Court Limits Life without Parole for Juveniles

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that juveniles may not be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole for a non-homicide because it violates the Constitution’s ban on cruel and unusual punishment. Read More

Advocates at Human Rights Summit Meet with President Obama

Human rights defenders attending a MacArthur-supported human rights conference in February met with President Obama to discuss how the U.S. can strengthen global human rights. Read More

Medvedev Orders Deep Police Reforms

Claiming abuses by police officers had "eroded" their authority, Russian President Medvedev pledged to take a personal role in reforming the country's police force. Read More

Inside & Out

Chicago Public Radio offers a six-month series of personal stories, investigative reports, interviews, analysis, photo essays and community events about young people and juvenile justice in Illinois. Read More

European Court Holds Russia, Cyprus Accountable for Trafficking

The European Court of Human Rights found that Cyprus and Russia violated the rights of a 20-year-old Russian woman by failing to protect her from trafficking. Read More