Catching up with the Rights Weekender: During his nearly five decades of rule in Cuba, Fidel Castro built a repressive system that punished virtually all forms of dissent, a dark legacy that lives on even after his death. Meanwhile, relentless airstrikes, starvation, a lack of hospitals, and the risk of getting an education are all contributing to the children of Aleppo’s suffering.

Killings in Uganda’s Rwenzori region should be investigated, as police block families from collecting bodies from the areas. Haiti’s stateless are not getting desperately needed help. And Morocco state TV shows women how to hide domestic violence with make-up…