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- 2023年 04月 26日
This article was updated to reflect that Human Rights Watch did not first reveal the September 2022 incident but contributed to reporting following earlier local media reports.
- 2023年 03月 3日
3/3/23: This press release has been updated to reflect the correct time Kem Sokha spent in pre-trial detention.
- 2023年 01月 30日
We removed an earlier map with incorrect shading originally posted to this page. We have corrected the error.
- 2022年 12月 8日
Indonesia’s new criminal code provision on apostasy is article 302, not 304 as originally cited.
- 2019年 11月 3日
An earlier version incorrectly referenced the Independent Commision of Enquiry as the International Commission of Inquiry.
- 2017年 09月 20日
The previous subhead of this news release incorrectly stated the government of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea denies the existence of domestic violence. The news release was updated to reflect that the government denies child rape and sexual abuse.
- 2016年 11月 26日
This press release has been corrected to update Cuba’s MDG status.
- 2016年 06月 13日
An earlier version of this dispatch stated that the weapon used in the Orlando attack was an AR-15. Subsequent reporting has identified the primary firearm as a Sig Sauer MCX, a rifle similar in appearance to the AR-15. The dispatch has been changed to reflect this.