A plaque honouring Dietrich Bonhoeffer in Berlin, Germany. File photograph: Wikimedia Commons

Next year, 2020, will mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the second World War. It also marks the death of Lutheran pastor and theologian Dietrich(...)

Transgender  TV star Laverne Cox: “Folks who oppose trans people having access to facilities that are consistent with how we identify know the things they claim don’t actually happen . . . It’s really about us not existing, about erasing trans people.” Photograph: Alberto E Rodriguez/Getty Images for NARAS

During and in the aftermath of Donald Trump’s chaotic entry into the White House, it was reported that Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner, one(...)

Hong Kong chief executive Leung Chun-ying at  a press conference  on Monday. He said he and his government were “highly concerned” about the case of the missing booksellers. Photograph:  Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images

Hong Kong democracy activist Agnes Chow has criticised what she calls Beijing’s “political suppression” after the disappearance of five booksellers sp(...)