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Trending rights tweets this week: The world needs a "people's vaccine", but rich governments are making opaque deals and prebooking the vast majority of scarce vaccine supplies, while also opposing efforts to temporarily waive complex global trade rules…
Protesters flash the three-fingered salute and hold candles during a rally at night in Yangon, Myanmar, March 14, 2021.
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Well before the Covid-19 pandemic, Stephen Miller, White House adviser to then-US President Donald Trump, floated the idea of using the government’s public health authority as a means of achieving the administration’s long-pursued goal of closing the…
An asylum seeking family from Guatemala stands on the Paso del Norte international bridge. After border agents turned the family away at the port of entry, the family swam across the Rio Grande.
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Call for Additional, Coordinated International Sanctions

Dear High Representative / Vice-President Borrell, and Foreign Ministers of EU member states, We write to urge the European Union and its member states to fully implement the targeted sanctions that were imposed against the leadership of Myanmar’s…
Protesters flash the three-fingered salute and hold candles during a rally at night in Yangon, Myanmar, March 14, 2021.
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End Ill-treatment, Beatings; Respect Right of Assembly; Investigate Abuses

Click to expand Image People in the streets of N'Djamena, Chad’s capital,…
People in the streets of N'Djamena, Chad’s capital, protest against President Idriss Déby Itno running for a sixth term in the April 11, 2021 election.
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China's hosting of the 2022 Winter Olympics is coming under new scrutiny. What can (sports) officials and athletes do to highlight Xi Jinping regime abuses against people in Xinjiang, Tibet and Hong Kong,…
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Crackdown Seeks to Silence Tibetans, Stifle Information

Following the January 19 death in police custody of a teenage Tibetan monk, Chinese authorities have commenced an operation to “clean up” Tibetan homes in the grassland town of Dza Wonpo, Sichuan province. Tenzin Nyima died from injuries he received while…
Screenshot of a video showing dozens of police and commandos parading through the town of Dza Wonpo, carrying a large red flag and shouting battle-cries.
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Universal and affordable vaccine access is the only way to ensure equity as the world begins to exit the Covid-19 pandemic and ensure the protection of the right to health globally…
A volunteer receives a Covid-19 test vaccine injection developed at the University of Oxford in Britain, during a clinical trial at the Chris Hani Baragwanath hospital in Soweto, Johannesburg, South Africa.