Human Rights Policy

  • Blogs

    October 24, 2008
  • Blogs

    August 28, 2008
  • News

    April 9, 2008

    Captain America

    Navy SEAL Eric Greitens has come home to St. Louis to help fellow Iraq vets.

  • News

    October 10, 2007

    Law and Anarchy

    St. Louis Police Chief Joe Mokwa and his officers may stand trial for violating the civil rights of “anarchists” in 2003.

  • News

    September 19, 2007

    City of Bad Shoulders

    Advocates for the disabled flag down Missouri’s highway builders and demand they pay greater attention to accessibility.

  • Music

    June 27, 2007

    Cyndi Lauper

    8 p.m. Wednesday, July 4. Budweiser Main Stage, on the Arch grounds, as part of Live on the Levee.

  • Music

    October 25, 2006

    Strike Anywhere

    7 p.m. Thursday, October 26. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).

  • News

    October 25, 2006

    Satire Alert!

    Time to come clean, dear reader: Sometimes Unreal makes stuff up!

  • News

    April 12, 2006

    Ask a Negro Leaguer Column

    Week of April 13, 2006

  • Music

    March 29, 2006

    Beat Happenings

    Music news you can use

  • Film

    August 31, 2005

    Low Yield

    The Constant Gardener ripens into a distasteful thriller

  • Culture

    January 28, 2004

    Tragic Flaws

    In Hydeware's production of Death and the Maiden, the niggling questions obscure the big ones

  • Film

    August 27, 2003


    Week of August 27, 2003

  • Calendar

    April 23, 2003

    Robinson's Crusade

    "Naming and shaming," the former Irish president and UN commissioner speaks out for the oppressed

  • Film

    March 12, 2003

    Film Openings

    Week of March 12, 2003

  • Calendar

    January 29, 2003

    Beating Swords Into Cameras

    Webster University hosts the Human Rights Watch International Film Festival

  • News

    November 13, 2002

    The Reluctant Archbishop

    The aloof style of Justin Rigali served him well at the Vatican but distances him from the faithful of St. Louis

  • Culture

    December 5, 2001

    Hunger Strike

    Can a non-9/11 benefit album make any noise?

  • Culture

    November 7, 2001

    Sound and Fury

    The fear of terrorism hits the heartland with the postponement of a visit by Salman Rushdie at Washington University

  • News

    August 9, 2000

    The Official Story

    U.S. policy boosted the Taliban into power, and reluctance to anger Afghan ally Pakistan helps keep them there

  • News

    April 26, 2000

    Devoured by Hate

    "Around the world, gypsies have historically been victims of rejection and abuse"

  • Film

    January 26, 2000

    Human Rights Watch International Film Festival

    HRWIFF exhibits fiction and nonfiction, short and feature-length, experimental and traditional films

  • News

    January 5, 2000


    Kellwood's taking fashion forward by making virtually all our clothes in the Third World. But the St. Louis giant carefully cloaks its operations, its plant locations and its monitoring of labor conditions.

  • Calendar

    December 29, 1999


    Recounting the tragedies and triumphs of Nigeria's Ogoni people

  • News

    May 12, 1999

    The Conviction of Tim Dreste

    Tim Dreste's journey from Christian missionary to anti-abortion racketeer cost him a $6 million federal fine for his role in threatening to "kill, assault or do bodily harm" to abortion providers. But he isn't about to stop his crusade.

  • Film

    April 21, 1999
  • News

    February 3, 1999
  • News

    January 27, 1999

    The Tragic Christian

    Father James Carney left St. Louis to work with the poor in Honduras, putting him at odds with both church and state. Fifteen years after his mysterious death, a new CIA report raises more questions than answers.

  • News

    December 16, 1998
  • News

    December 9, 1998

    Inhumane Society

    St. Louis scores failing grades on a report card of compliance with the U.N.'s Universal Declaration of Human Rights