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- March 30, 2022
3/31/2022: This version of the press release has been updated to reflect the International Organization for Migration’s response to our letter.
- March 21, 2022
3/21/2022: This version of the press release has been updated to include additional actions taken by the Lebanese authorities to address poverty and food insecurity.
- March 17, 2022
An earlier version of this dispatch mischaracterized the estimated 13,000 deaths of premature babies in Afghanistan since January 2022 as being “from malnutrition and hunger-related diseases.” The number was based on an Afghan Ministry of Health official’s estimate of overall death rates of premature babies during the period. The text has been edited to clarify the official’s estimates.
- March 17, 2022
The news release misstated the sentence for Hin Chhan. The court sentenced him to five years in prison (based on charges of “incitement” and “conspiracy”) but suspended the full sentence, meaning he will not have to serve time in prison unless the authorities allege he violated conditions for suspension of his sentence or impose new charges against him. As a result, the total number of CNRP politicians and activists convicted was 20, not 19.
- March 17, 2022
This version of this news release was amended to clarify that the March 3, 2022 letter was from Bakhtiyar Tuzmukhamedov, Rapporteur for Follow-up to Concluding Observations of the Committee against Torture.
- March 10, 2022
This release has been updated to clarify that the children’s regional hospital was not damaged during the attack. Another nearby medical facility, a cardiology center, did experience significant damage during the March 3 attack.
- March 8, 2022
The refugee figure in this article was updated to 180,000.
- March 4, 2022
3/7/2022: This version of the press release reflects that a Saudi criminal court sentenced Abdullah al-Huwaiti to death on March 2, 2022, under the Islamic law principle of qisas. While Saudi Arabia’s Human Rights Commission made statements in 2020 claiming that no one in Saudi Arabia will be executed for a crime committed as a child, Saudi Arabia’s 2018 juvenile law only prohibits the use of the death penalty against child offenders convicted under ta’zir.
- March 1, 2022
The online version of this press release has been amended to include the correct spelling of Abraham Chol Maketh’s name.
- February 15, 2022
2/17/2022: This version of the op-ed has been updated to reflect the correct name of the group the UN Human Rights Council voted to disband.