This month, a new group of countries took their place as members of the world’s top human rights body. For the next three years, those sitting on the United Nations Human Rights Council will include the likes of the Philippines, where thousands have been killed in the name of President Rodrigo Duterte’s “war on drugs”; Eritrea, found by a UN inquiry to have committed crimes against humanity; and Bahrain, which routinely retaliates against rights activists who raise concerns about government abuses.
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Saudi teenager pledges to campaign for women's rights; Young Bahrain whistleblower jailed in Thailand still at risk of forced return; ICC acquits former Ivory Coast president Laurent Gbagbo; call for a national shutdown in Zimbabwe; hope for justice for murdered Rwandan dissident; Polish citizens mourn slain mayor; Thai junta delays elections again; Human Rights Council should put members under scrutiny; Human Rights Watch to release World Report 2019.
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This game is about the everyday choices you make about your security, and the role encryption plays in those choices. Digital security is always about making compromises and tradeoffs—what do you want to protect, and from whom? You can never be 100 percent secure, but encryption can help reduce your digital security risks.
In conflicts around the world, schools, students, and teachers are under attack. When schools are destroyed or students and teachers are threatened, children often drop out of school and don’t come back.