In today's Daily Brief: US mosque attack in Syria; repressive climate in Turkey.

Plus: Thailand's junta targets critics; reporter in hiding after exposing Chechnya's gay purge; Venezuela in crisis; Ethiopia rejects UN investigation into protest deaths; campaign of terror in Burundi; no secondary education for refugee kids; hitherto inaccessible Holocaust files made public.

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