Catching up with The Rights Weekender: In Egypt’s notorious Scorpion Prison, critics and opposition members are thrown into cells and forgotten about behind walls of secrecy where they face serious abuse and suffering in cramped quarters more akin to tombs. Meanwhile, more deadly chemical attacks on civilians have been documented in Syria. When will the world stop letting perpetrators get away with it?

The US presidential election is just over a month away. Read up on the key human rights issues of the day and where the candidates stand. An opposition activist in missing in Rwanda, and Pakistan police are abusing detainees.