Catching up with The Rights Weekender: Anti-LGBT violence and rhetoric has been increasing rapidly in Indonesia, with implicit support from some in government. Finally, President Jokowi has stepped in to defend LGBT rights. Meanwhile, we are past the final debate and nearing the US presidential elections. Read up on the key human rights issues affecting this historic election.

Afghan Refugees returning home after waiting in limbo in Turkey and other countries face a dangerous and uncertain future. As tension builds in the DR Congo, the country is at a precipice. And government critics in Azerbaijan are facing a massive crackdown.