In human rights news around the world today: Two of Aleppo's largest remaining hospitals bombed out of commission by Syrian and Russian airstrikes; How Bangladesh security forces are deliberately kneecapping opposition supporters; chemical weapons attacks in Sudan's Darfur region kill children and babies; and the US government has imposed sanctions on DR Congo security officials.

Plus: Relatives of peaceful activists being attacked in Tajikistan; killings & torture continue unabated in Burundi; free Eritrean journalist Seyoum Tsehaye; world stands by as hospitals are bombed; and how Canada can help keep schools safe during war time...

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