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Authorities Ignore Release Orders, Set a Revolving Door of Pretrial Detention

Click to expand Image Policemen and people walk in front of the main gate…
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Ethiopian military threatens civilians; drop charges against Hong Kong pro-democracy activists; UN should apply human rights-based framework for operating in Syria; repression in Tanzania mars election; South Korea should respect reproductive rights; and…
Tigray refugees who fled the conflict in the Ethiopia's Tigray arrive on the banks of the Tekeze River on the Sudan-Ethiopia border,
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Trending rights tweets this week: Beijing is destroying Hong Kong's universities with "shrinking space for dissent or even discussion”; Police escalate tensions in Thailand and used water cannons against democracy demonstrators; a crisis of democracy hits…
Police use water cannons to disperse democracy demonstrators near the parliament in Bangkok, November 17, 2020. © 2020 AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit
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Neskantaga First Nation

Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, I write to you today to express Human Rights Watch’s deep concern that Neskantaga First Nation is once more in a state of emergency due to its inadequate water infrastructure.…
Roxanne Moonias, mother to an infant with a chronic illness, demonstrates one of the steps she takes to ensure her baby is not exposed to contaminants in the water.
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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) under the Trump administration has been gutting consumer protections for four years, putting low-income families at risk of exploitation by predatory lenders. The incoming Biden administration should…
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Summary It has been 14 years since the armed conflict between Maoist insurgents and government forces ended in Nepal. Tens of thousands became victims of enforced disappearances, torture, rape, and unlawful killings in the decade of fighting between…
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Good news from Greece; seeking accountability for abuses in Nepal; Ethiopia's crisis worsens; pre-election repression in Uganda; Malaysia should release children in immigration detention; FIFA should ban Haitian football head; and EU deepens its sanctions…
Migrants gather as riot police guard a gate in Moria refugee camp on the northeastern Aegean island of Lesbos, Greece, March 16, 2020.