Plus: US border guards tear gas children; Open Society pulls out of Turkey; Chinese courts downplay abuse of women; still waiting for justice in Uganda; Australia's refugee policy "a horrible human experiment," and home a dangerous place for women.
Plus: Follow the Asian Forum for Human Rights; making Ethiopia’s electoral board independent; steps towards transparency in jewelry supply chains; African leaders must take action to end child marriage; will Bangladesh keep the Fire and Building Safety Accord?; homeless Roma and EU migrants face discrimination in Sweden; and live session on interviewing people with disabilities around the world.
Plus: Repression of Iranian teachers; denied customs clearance for a book on Russian totalitarianism; visualizing why Airbnb will stop rentals in unlawful settlements; flawed veredict in the United Arab Emirates; rights group sues Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince over attacks against civilians in Yemen; China targets Twitter users; UN experts' warning on the effect of Italy's new laws on immigration.
Good news from Israel & Palestine as Airbnb stops listing properties in unlawful Israeli settlements; total ban on abortion threatens women in Dominican Republic; LGBT conference in Russia attacked; Macron should press UAE crown prince on abuses in Yemen; ensure justice for victims of Syria chemical weapons attacks; HRW's new Uzbekistan human rights diary; and the UK government is inflicting “unnecessary misery” on people living in poverty.
When will the United Nations Security Council finally act on Yemen?; mass arrests of lawyers & activists in Egypt; who's fighting for detainee rights in Syria?; new chance for justice in Central African Republic; authorities in Turkey detain artists and academics; it's blackface season again in The Netherlands; and good news from Uzbekistan.
Plus: France should step up on Yemen conflict; UN Security Council must address Uyghurs in China visit; the need for a UN investigation into Khashoggi murder; Angola must stop abusive deportations of migrants; European Court of Human Rights rules against Russia's arrests of opposition leader; European Parliament pressures Vietnam to improve human rights ahead of trade agreement; and some good news about girls education in Afghanistan.
Rohingya refugees terrified of being forced back to Myanmar; Saudi Arabia seeks death penalty for five accused of Jamal Khashoggi murder; up close and personal in Venezuela's humanitarian crisis; trial of rebel leader in Uganda a test case for justice; UAE's "Tolerance Summit" fools no-one amid growing repression; Sudan confirms it is holding a government critic; and rare good news as Bangladeshi photojournalist Shahidul Alam is freed on bail.
Plus: Pakistan negotiating a safe haven for Aasia Bibi; stifling dissent in Bangladesh; Rohingya refugees fear being sent back to Myanmar; recordings link Saudi Crown Prince to Khashoggi death; trade union leader viciously attacked in Kazakhstan; cracking down on LGBT people in Tanzania; and false rumors on social media sparks murder in Mexico.
Pakistan is about to end child marriage; dramatic drop in rates of female genital mutilation among girls in Africa; cruel European migration policies leave refugees trapped in Libya; torture & rape before elections in DR Congo; worries about 2019 elections in Thailand; UN chief endorses killer robot ban; and will France stop selling weapons to Saudi Arabia?
Gender discrimination still rife in China's civil service; crude persecution of "suspected" homosexuals in Tunisia; US Attorney General Jeff Sessions was no friend to human rights; Hungary brings criminal charges against top investigative reporter; jailed Reuters journalist pens children's book from Myanmar prison cell; another human rights lawyer is murdered in the Philippines; helping people with diabetes in Russia is now "foreign agent" activity; and US quietly floats idea of lifting Sudan's "terror state" label...