Heat at COP28 Highlights Risks to Migrant Workers

Upon the opening of the 28th annual United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP28) on Thursday, delegates were immediately met with a suffocating heat as they arrived at Expo City Dubai.

Map: Middle East North Africa


Our people

Iranian students protest at the University of Tehran during a demonstration driven by anger over economic problems, in the capital Tehran on December 30, 2017.

Iranian authorities ignore or punish peaceful dissent and have launched a sustained crackdown on civil society, from labor activists, lawyers and human rights defenders to journalists and even former senior political leaders.  Follow our blog which will document official repression and civil society activists’ attempts to push for respect for human rights during this tumultuous period.

Iran Blog