Putin's new plan for constitutional reform could mean more bad news for people in Russia; death of US citizen underscores Trump administration’s failed approach on Egypt; reporters and protesters assaulted in Lebanon; US attorney general's unlock… Read more
Plus: hope for legislation to protect workers' rights; leaked report reveals parties flouted Libya arms embargo; former rebel leader returns to Central African Republic; Commonwealth leaders should question Rwanda's president about rights abuses… Read more
China tries to explain away the decision to ban HRW's executive director from Hong Kong; HRW's World Report 2020 to launch from New York; arrests in Iran over downing of passenger jet; US citizen dies in an Egyptian prison; European judges join… Read more
Plus: HRW's World Report to be launched in New York tomorrow; domestic violence prevails in Kazakhstan; Brazil's silent gestures to women; the threats of explosive weapons causing wide-area effects in populated areas; and hoping to see an end to… Read more
Plus: improper prosecution of asylum seekers from China in Kazakhstan; mistreatment of rights activist Ahmed Mansoor at Sadr prison in UAE; online surveillance blocking free speech in Bangladesh; escalating persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses in… Read more
Plus: US Defense Department rejects Trump's call for war crimes; today marks five years since Charlie Hebdo tragedy in France; and Georges Soros named Philanthropist of the Year.
Plus: Armed Islamist atrocities surge in Burkina Faso; sportswashing and the Dakar Rally that won't go to Dakar; and what we'd like to see in 2020.
There's hope for positive change in 2020, even in China; 2020 will be a watershed for the right to education; harsh winter looms for Syrian refugees in Lebanon; building momentum to hold companies to account; will activists stay one step ahead of… Read more