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This press release has been corrected to reflect that the Awami League led Grand Alliance won 96 percent of contested parliament seats. According to the government, the ruling Awami League party alone won 258 of the 300 seats, that is 86 percent.
The chapter was amended to clarify that while France supports humanitarian and rehabilitation efforts in Syria, it has not opened a humanitarian office in Damascus.
The original version of this World Report chapter incorrectly mentioned three Anglophone regions in Cameroon. There are two Anglophone regions in the country and a correction was made to reflect this.
November 26, 2018: A previous version of this joint release incorrectly stated that the number of non-Syrian refugees deported by General Security during 2018 was eight. The actual number of non-Syrian refugees deported by General Security during 2018 is seven.
This dispatch has been updated to correct Arash Sadeghi’s age.
18 October 2018: An earlier version of this press release misspelled the name of the Qabrikha Deputy Mayor. The current version has been updated with the correct spelling.
This news release has been corrected to ammend the number of adults killed and wounded in the market for whom Human Rights Watch had documented full identifying information. The number of people who were killed and whose information we documented remains the same, at 34.
An earlier version of this news release misspelled the names of Abdolreza Kouhpayeh and Payam Derafshan.
An earlier version of this article stated that 422 members of the White Helmets were evacuated. It has been updated to reflect that this number includes both White Helmets and their relatives.