Protect Civilians in Last ISIS Holdout: Daily Brief

Concerns for civilians as 'Islamic State' defends its last territory; Saudi arms sales put UK on wrong side of law; Turkey should drop bogus coup charges; civilians caught in tightening siege in Derna, Libya; justice is vital to peace in Central African Republic; Talibé children deserve protection in Senegal; outspoken senator Leila de Lima has been arbitrarily detained for 2 years now in Philippines; and will Europe's Christian democrat establishment finally #ExpelFidesz?

34 Killed and Disappeared by Police in DR Congo: Daily Brief

Plus: Jordan's "fake news" amendments need revision; Mexico shouldn’t eliminate key disability rights agency; outbreak of violence in Cameroon takes a heavy toll on education; Trump must raise human rights in his meeting with North Korea's Kim Jong Un; freedom of speech under threat in Lebanon; media barred from insurgent region in Mozambique; China's censorship crosses borders; and unresolved questions one year after the murder of Slovak investigative journalist Ján Kuciak. 

Killing in the Name of Cows: Daily Brief

Plus: #MetooUyghur campaign demands answers from China; Australia promises to investigate abuse of people with disabilities; Sudan protests enter third month; stifling progress for children's rights at the Holy Sea and online freedom in Russia; need for independent probe of sniper killings in Brazil; and New York bans discrimination based on hairstyles.

A Trumped-Up Emergency: Daily Brief

Presidents Day in the United States; Trump's national emergency; European Union's chance to step up on Hungary and Poland; worrying news before elections in Thailand; ICC time for Myanmar's army chief; Pakistan should address Pashtun grievances; victories for human rights highlight Australia’s tarnished global reputation; and some good news to start the week. 

Mass Internment Camps for Muslims in China: Daily Brief

UN investigation needed into mass internment of an estimated one million Turkic Muslims; US still rejects regulations preventing ‘Killer Robots’; new wave of anti-LGBT persecution in Chechnya; post-election killings test for new DR Congo president; 300 babies die in war zones every day; growing concern for jailed women's rights activists in Saudi Arabia; antisemitism on the rise across Europe; rights lawyer faces bogus charges in Equatorial Guinea; and new Barbie doll could help fight stigma around physical disabilities.

Breaking News on Torture in Egypt & Syria: Daily Brief

Old formula of denying abuses such as torture dies hard in Egypt; former Assad regime officials arrested in Germany; attack on press freedom in Philippines demands a global response; call for an end to Ankara's ban on LGBTI events; an Emirati woman’s ordeal to get protection from abuse; Bahrain: arena for human rights abuses; Martin Ennals Award goes to Sudanese refugee detained on Manus island; how killer robots overran the UN; and will the EU host a man wanted for genocide?

Bring the Children Home: Daily Brief

Scant help from Tunisia to bring home ISIS members’ children; With the US off the case of North Korean abuses, Europe should pick up the slack; Worrying new amendments to Egypt's constitution; Will the fashion industry throw its weight behind the global #MeToo movement?; Enforced disappearance of two South Sudanese critics in Kenya; Abusive loans in the US; Bad news in an EU fish deal with Morocco; We remember the rights champion who wrote the definitive account of the Rwandan genocide; Hakeem is finally home; And some news that makes you say 😀

Freedom for Hakeem: Daily Brief

Plus: Turkey asks China to close Uighur detention camps; Will the US speak out on Hungary’s rights crisis?; accounting for civilian victims in Iraq; Iran: 40 years after the revolution; video footage shows extreme violence by Sudanese government; rape victim lands behind bars in Tunisia; and MEPs should seek European Court’s opinion on EU-Morocco Fisheries Agreement.

EU Shouldn't Host Sudan Leader at Upcoming Summit: Daily Brief

Plus: Sri Lanka will hang convicted drug dealers; Moroccan authorities should free an entrepreneur unlawfully sentenced to two years in prison; Indonesia should release Papuan activists; Russia investigates a journalist over criticism; pushing back Trump’s attack on reproductive choice; and Human Rights Weekend has started in Amsterdam.

Saudi - Still No Justice for Jamal: Daily Brief

Rights groups deeply troubled about the lack of transparency and accountability over murder of Saudi national Jamal Khashoggi; Afghan women's football team accuse senior officials of sexual assault; new law in Brazil could shield abusive police; US cuts aid to Cameroon over rights record; Iran plans mass release of prisoners; the women taking to the streets in Sudan protests; and Sri Lanka to reinstate the death penalty.