Catching up with the Rights Weekender: Iraq’s offensive to rid Mosul of the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, dominated our most-read stories this week. One story tells of the gruesome discovery of a mass grave containing the bodies of hundreds of Iraqi police officers killed by ISIS, while the other provides evidence of Iraqi security forces mutilating the bodies of killed ISIS fighters.

Elsewhere, we continue to monitor the rights implications of US President-elect Trump’s transition to the White House. Satellite imagery shows widespread destruction in Rohingya villages in Burma. And Gambia cracks down on media freedom as the presidential campaign begins...