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The Rights Weekender

Catching up with The Rights Weekender: Eyewitness accounts from Burma detail instances of security forces raping and assaulting Rohingya women and girls. These horrific attacks appear partly based on ethnicity and religion. Meanwhile, hundreds were lashed in Indonesia’s Aceh province in 2016 for violations of Sharia law, included gambling.

Islamic State (ISIS) fighters operated from a hospital in Mosul during intense fighting last year, putting patients and staff at risk. Reports indicate that the United States could designate the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization. This would be a bad idea. And North Korea is forcing children into forced labor. 

 

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