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As domestic violence rates soar in Europe under COVID-19 restrictions, women’s groups protest government inaction from Poland to Turkey.

Click to expand Image Protesters with a banner reading "Women's Strike"…
Protesters with a banner reading "Women's Strike" take part in a rally against the Polish government’s plans to withdraw from the Istanbul Convention on prevention and combating of domestic violence, in Warsaw, Poland, July 24, 2020. © 2020 AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski
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Swiss to vote on corporate accountability; why it's so difficult for Bangladeshi women to get justice; more European kids in Syria camps than people in Guantanamo; freedom of association is a human right; redress in Zimbabwe; Black Friday's environmental…
gold trading shop in Santa Milagrose
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When will Saudi Arabia finally release unjustly jailed activists?; news update from the conflict in Ethiopia; Paris police continue to harass homeless migrants; United States shutters warehouse where children were locked in cages; shocking new tool…
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Free Vietnamese poet Tran Duc Thach; hundreds killed in Ethiopia Tigray attack; how Asian countries can prevent democratic regression; police violence in Guatemala protests; and activist Osvalinda Marcelino Alves Pereira wins environmental prize Get the…
Des femmes brandissaient des pancartes appelant à la justice, devant le Palais de justice de Croix-des-Bouquets, à Haïti, le 14 mai 2020.

Ex-Political Prisoner Tran Duc Thach Again Faces Prison

Click to expand Image Top row: Pham Chi Dung, Nguyen Tuong Thuy, Le Huu…
Top row: Pham Chi Dung, Nguyen Tuong Thuy, Le Huu Minh Tuan. Bottom row: Pham Chi Thanh, Tran Duc Thach, Dinh Thi Thu Thuy.

Components of Strong Law and Supporting Examples

More than one-quarter of the states parties to the Convention on Cluster Munitions have adopted dedicated national implementation legislation, but much work remains to be done in this area. Article 9 obliges states parties to implement the convention…
An unexploded M77 DPICM submunition found in Dughayj village, northern Yemen, after a cluster munition attack in June or July 2015.
  Summary The Covid-19 pandemic has demonstrated the fragility of global supply chains and the vulnerability of people working at the bottom of these supply chains. In the mining sector, the pandemic has had devastating effects on workers and…