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Hundreds of people remain missing five days after an Islamic State (ISIS)-linked armed group known as Al-Shabab raided the town of Palma in Mozambique’s northern Cabo Delgado province, killing and wounding…
Mozambican army soldiers patrol the streets of Mocimboa da Praia in March 2018. 
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88th Pre-Session

We write in advance of the 88th pre-session of the Committee on the Rights of the Child and its review of the Sultanate of Oman’s compliance with the Convention on the Rights of the Child.  Human Rights Watch…
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Government Should Provide More Information About Situation in Palma

Click to expand Image Mozambican army soldiers patrol the streets of…
Mozambican army soldiers patrol the streets of Mocimboa da Praia in March 2018. 
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Summary For girls - you are [constantly] in quarantine. What the whole world experiences now, this is the normal life for girls [in Qatar]. I wanted to study abroad but it was a no from my parents, even though I had a scholarship. —“Asma,” a 40-year-…
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Security forces in Myanmar have accelerated their slaughter of anti-coup protesters in the past days. The army marked Armed Forces Day on Saturday by killing more than 100 people, bringing the total death…
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Turkic Muslims Need Africa’s Solidarity Too

Africans have endured more than their fair share of atrocities where the perpetrators got off scot-free, a history that has helped inspire a commitment to global solidarity for human rights and justice. As prominent Tanzanian jurist Fatma Karume said, “…
Photo from a recent conference in Beijing with African and Chinese government officials. 
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Trending rights tweets this week: New sanctions on the Myanmar junta are a good step but do not go far enough; Azerbaijan tortured Armenian POWs; nearly 43,000 foreign men, women, and children linked to ISIS remain detained in inhuman or degrading…
Protesters flash the three-fingered salute and hold candles during a rally at night in Yangon, Myanmar, March 14, 2021.