Kenneth Roth, executive director of Human Rights Watch, explains why the environment in Europe and the US is so ripe for the success of populist movements - and why the global rise of populism poses such a dangerous threat to human rights.
Is ostracizing the Alternative for Germany really the best strategy? It is time for the country's establishment parties to reflect on why the right-wing populists have risen so rapidly, writes DW's Kay-Alexander Scholz.
The government of the Central Africa Republic plans to hold further peace talks with rebel factions. But rights group, Human Rights Watch, wants rebel leaders to be held accountable for war crimes.
An annual human rights report that typically focuses on abuses in developing countries has taken aim at the rise of populist movements in developed countries.
A survey of voter attitudes suggests far more support for the center than for populists as Germany gets set to choose a new parliament. One finding was that the German electorate seems less "angry" than that of the US.
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