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- December 13, 2021
This chapter has been edited to correctly reflect the date of Alexandre Lashkarava’s death.
- December 8, 2021
The list of signatories was updated at 1:30 pm EST on Thursday, December 9.
- November 30, 2021
This dispatch has been corrected to clarify that the group fighting the Myanmar military is an anti-junta militia.
- November 22, 2021
This statement has been corrected by deleting a duplicate name in the list of signatories, bringing the number of signatories to 45.
- November 19, 2021
Correction (January 26, 2022): A few sentences in this chapter were updated to reflect the political orientation of the Rachad movement more accurately.
- November 17, 2021
Correction: An earlier version stated that Nessma and Al-Quran al-Kareem were closed on October 11. While the order first came on the 11th, this piece has been updated to reflect that the actual closure occurred on October 27.
- November 9, 2021
This version of the letter has been updated to reflect that the US indicated that the multi-state energy deal with the Syrian government fell under existing humanitarian exemptions to the Caesar Civilian Protection Act. It also clarifies Human Rights Watch’s concern that US support for the deal was framed in a way that signaled renewed multilateral engagement with the Syrian government without any efforts to increase accountability.
- November 8, 2021
11/16/2021: This statement was updated to include new signatories.
- November 5, 2021
This statement has been corrected to more accurately reflect the court's findings.
- November 3, 2021
11/03/2021: This version of the news release has been updated to the correct number of open situations under investigation before the International Criminal Court.