In today's Brief: Libya's crisis deepens; Saudi Shias killed in massacre; California eases sentencing for some drug charges; Egypt's NGOs in peril; kicked out of Belarus for "speeding", and a spotlight on women's rights
(Estambul) – Niños kurdos de la ciudad siria de Kobani (o Ain al-`Arab en árabe) fueron torturados y maltratados tras ser detenidos por el Estado Islámico (ISIS, por sus siglas en inglés), señaló hoy Human Rights Watch.
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The Voices for Justice Annual Dinner honors courageous individuals who protect and defend human rights around the world.
Investigating sexual abuse and exploitation – especially when those accused are soldiers – is a complex and time-consuming process that requires sensitive expert handling. But even a skillful and professionally-run investigation will fail if the women and girls most affected fear to come forward to share their experiences.