Less than a year after the UK voted for Brexit, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a General Election, ostensibly to strengthen her mandate as the UK prepares to negotiate its withdrawal from Europe. But what human rights challenges does the UK face during – and after – Brexit? And how do the different UK political parties propose to protect and promote human rights, both within the UK and overseas? In the coming critical weeks, Human Rights Watch will provide rolling coverage and analysis.
When China’s leader Xi Jinping comes to the United States for his first state visit in September, will U.S. leaders use the summit to address the country’s deteriorating human rights conditions?