In human rights news around the world today: Syria risks becoming giant graveyard; Sudan hit by fuel subsidy protests; Gambians go to the polls amid communications blackout.

Plus: Qatar blocks the country's leading independent news website; billionaire Saudi prince says women in the Kingdom should be allowed to drive; why Cuba should release prominent graffiti artist; parents in war-torn Yemen forced to watch as their children starve amid mass food shortages; hunting down Hong Kong activists "like rats"; and marking #WorldAIDSDay...

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