Acid Violence in Cambodia: Daily Brief

Victims of acid attacks in Cambodia denied care; Australian Border Force asking Saudi women the wrong questions; Bahrain trying to expand its human rights abuses abroad; Lunar New Year in China, but not everyone can celebrate; the dangers of digital sharing agreements; what to expect from Trump's "State of the Union" address tonight; and the overall picture of freedom in the world. 

Calling All Sports Fans: Daily Brief

Unjustly jailed football player Hakeem al-Araibi stays behind bars; Super Bowl host Georgia puts World Cup dreams at risk; will UN act to end China’s mass detentions in Xinjiang?; Pope should raise rights issues on UAE visit; Sudan’s game of catch & release; Rohingya refugees caught between India and a hard place.

Dashed Hopes in Myanmar: Daily Brief

Plus: EU legislators urge the UN to compensate Kosovo lead poisoning victims; it shouldn’t take Pink Floyd to rescue ISIS fighters’ abandoned children; Vietnam misleads UN on rights record; EU should stop returning migrants to Libya; no one wants another Rana Plaza; detention of football player Hakeem al-Araibi poses ‘historic test’ for global sports; and join us at Human Rights Weekend in Amsterdam.

Who Gets to Negotiate Peace in Afghanistan? Daily Brief

Peace agreement may not mean peace for women in Afghanistan; call to restore US human rights leadership; blasphemy cases at two ends of the Muslim world; Jehovah’s Witness faces prison in Russia; opposition leaders arrested in Cameroon; shrinking window for justice in Côte d’Ivoire; rapes go unreported in Zimbabwe crisis; and the latest #FreeHakeem campaign news.

Save Hakeem al-Araibi: Daily Brief

Plus: Chinese founder of human rights news website sent to jail; France arms sales enabling abuses in Egypt; expressing religious views risky in the Maldives; blasphemy-accused Asia Bibi finally free to leave Pakistan; a UN judge has resigned over political interference; UN investigates Jamal Khashoggi murder.

Daylight Beatings in Zimbabwe: Daily Brief

The highly politicized military at the core of Zimbabwe’s crisis; who's responsible for torture of Saudi women?; crackdown in Syria against perceived opposition to armed group; Egypt’s LGBT crackdown expands to stifle journalists; good news for people with disabilities in Armenia & Nigeria; and welcome support in the #SaveHakeem campaign.

Arab Spring, 8 Years Later: Daily Brief

News from Tunisia, Lebanon & Egypt, eight years after Arab Spring; Saudi Arabia should let outside monitors see detainees; awful and very welcome LGBT news from Brazil & Angola; human rights abuses Kyrgyzstan should sound alarm bells over closer ties with EU; challenge from radical-right populists in Sweden; and very welcome support for HRW from The Netherlands.

Libya's Displaced Can't Go Home: Daily Brief

Why many of Libya's displaced can't return home; Venezuela crisis; more reports of violence in Zimbabwe; last-ditch efforts to #SaveHakeem, the Bahraini footballer; two South Sudanese critics still missing in Nairobi; child refugees remain in danger in northern France; Sudan shootings; Russia's 'undesirables'; and world's first Education Day...

People Don't Want Killer Robots: Daily Brief

Plus: Key stories to look out for in the Middle East in 2019; hope for an investigation into Zimbabwe's new crackdown; and human rights featured prominently in this year’s Oscar shortlists.

Extreme Abuse against Migrants in Libya: Daily Brief

Plus: 26 people own more than the 3.8 billion people globally; costly Hungarian government hate campaigns; lessons from Uzbekistan's reforms; unlawful assaults against Buddhists in southern Thailand; South Korean female athletes denounce culture of abuse; Trump's family separation affected more children than previously known; and Vietnam should ensure labor reforms and workers' rights before the free trade agreement between the EU and Vietnam is implemented.