The European Commission says Croatia is ready to join the Schengen Area. Given the clear evidence of Croatia's violent pushbacks of migrants at its borders, Human Rights Watch says not so fast.

Since protests resumed on October 25, security forces have fired teargas cartridges directly at protesters in Baghdad, Iraq, killing at least 16 and injuring hundreds.

The Cambodian government should allow exiled opposition leaders to return to Cambodia and freely resume political activities.

French President Emmanuel Macron should call out Tajikistan President Emomalii Rahmon for brutal human rights repression in today's meeting in France.

While Australia deepens ties with Vietnam, it should pressure Vietnamese government to drop terrorism charges against three men accused of affiliation with an overseas political group that advocates for democracy, human rights, and political reform.

Brazil’s supreme court has reached a narrow decision that could release almost 5,000 inmates who are still appealing their convictions, including jailed former president, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

And Islamist groups are still present in Burkina Faso: their latest attack on Wednesday killed nearly 40 civilians.