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US sanctions hit top regime officials in China; #EducationUnderAttack; reporters detained for peaceful protests in Russia; Lebanon in the dark; #Srebrenica25; civilians forced to do guard duty in Cameroon; a Nordic comeback on human rights is needed; and…
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Human Rights Watch

July 2020 Introduction In Myanmar’s report to the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) in November 2015,[1] the government emphasized that it was making every effort to become a democratic society and would engage with the international community to do so…

Appoint Independent Commission of Inquiry, Seek UN Assistance

July 9, 2020 Today, on the fourth anniversary of the killing of prominent political commentator and human rights defender Kem Ley, we, the 30 undersigned organizations, call on the Cambodian authorities to create an independent Commission of Inquiry to…

A message for the IMF & economists to tackle inequality for a just economic recovery

Before the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic began its deadly spread, global attention was focused on the staggering rise in economic inequality across many countries. Inequality accelerated following the 2008 economic crisis, when many governments…

Electricity Blackouts Affect Rights

Click to expand Image A protester holds up a…
A protester holds up a placard reading, “Hello Darkness My Old Friend,” in front of the Lebanese electricity company headquarters, during protests against the Lebanese government and corruption, in Beirut, Lebanon, November 7, 2019.
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Rohingya stuck on dangerous Bangladesh island; good news from the Netherlands; Covid-19 catches up with Brazil’s president; European Council must address rights concerns in Turkey; Australia suspends extradition treaty with China; Lombok’s discriminatory…