Recruiting Child Soldiers in Syria: Daily Brief

Plus: Environmentalists face arbitrary detention in Iran; post-election violence in Zimbabwe; OAS special commission for Nicaragua; Brazilian activist faces death threats; four years since ISIS attack to Iraqi Yezidis; Malaysian activist held unlawfully in Thailand; time for the EPP to stand up to Orbán; and Xi Jinping silencing critics.

US Official Calls Family Detention "Summer Camp": Daily Brief

Plus: Asylum seekers now face longer detention periods in the US, Syrian authorities restrict movement in displacement camps, Judges in Iraq should investigate torture in the judicial system, Sexual harassment should be better defined in Chinese law, Burundi has reversed a policy banning pregnant girls from school, Russian journalists killed in the Central African Republic… 

Mass Statelessness Fears in India: Daily Brief

Threat of statelessness for 4 million people in India's Assam; Torture in Russia; Torture in Iraq; Torture in Ethiopia; Brazil’s abortion laws are incompatible with its human rights obligations; Kazakhstan shouldn’t deport asylum seeker to China

China's Orwellian Dystopia: Daily Brief

New report on abuses by China's regime against people in Tibet; elections in Zimbabwe & Cambodia; will Russia keep backing Syria's Assad?; Ethiopia’s new leader should end torture; controversial election in Pakistan; interview with HRW's Executive Director Ken Roth.

"Trauma, Lies & Coercion" in US: Daily Brief

US government will likely miss today's deadline to reunify migrant families forcibly separated at the border; documentary forces journalists into hiding in DR Congo; China's tech firms want to expand into Africa; paid leave for New Zealand's domestic violence survivors; Tunisia on cusp of "momentous" reforms; fresh fears for press freedom in US; Cambodia's elections will be "cruel fraud"; latest on Yemen crisis; & burst dam raises doubts over hydropower projects in Laos...

Trump's Politicized Barriers to Healthcare: Daily Brief

Plus: Deaths and criminality in post-election Guinea; abusive security forces in Iraq; silencing a witness in Thailand; Australia prosecutes former spy and his lawyer for exposing government misconduct; pact for equality in Tunisia, and Cambodia's unfree elections. 

Syria's White Helmets Evacuated: Daily Brief

Members of Syria's civil defense force, the White Helmets, have been helped to flee to Jordan as war nears endgame; Ugandan villagers hold sit-in to protest violence and home torchings; UN sends alleged war criminals to become peacekeepers; Iraq's National Security Service detains prisoners despite no mandate; new migrant crackdown in Hungary; human rights cost of a 'no-deal' Brexit; UK abandons opposition to death penalty for alleged ISIS killers; and India's hollow words on women's rights... 

Cameroon, Killings and Destruction: Daily Brief

Plus: Brazilian rural areas being poisoned; Hungary violates EU law on migration; will African governments implement the UN arms embargo on South Sudan?; Oregon should keep its “sanctuary” law; Macron to meet Azerbaijani President; and the ongoing trauma of family separation under Trump.

Yemen Is A "Graveyard For Its Young": Daily Brief

Man-made famine threatens millions in Yemen; Lebanon court rules same-sex relations are not illegal; Spain wants to resurrect its universal jurisdiction laws; tributes to late DRC activist Luc Nkulula; Russia "did not properly investigate" murder of investigative journalist; 5 years of lives torn apart by Australia's offshore detention policy; Nicaragua killings; free Vietnam protestors; & tears of joy on first Ethiopia-Eritrea flight for 20 years.