Brazilian authorities are failing to provide adequate protection for hundreds of unaccompanied Venezuelan children who are fleeing into Brazil. In a seven-month period this year, 529 unaccompanied Venezuelan children - mostly between ages 13 and 17 - crossed the border into the Brazilian state of Roraima.
President Rodrigo Duterte has ramped up his attacks on the Philippines media, vowing to block the renewal of the country’s largest and most influential broadcast network.
Leaders attending the African Union summit on displacement this week should urge the government of Tanzania to stop pressuring 163,000 refugees and asylum seekers into returning to Burundi - where there are ongoing serious human rights violations against real or perceived opposition supporters.
The Australian government should publicly and privately press the Vietnamese government to overturn the convictions of a detained Australian and two of his Vietnamese colleagues.
And Kazakhstan’s President Kassym-Jomart Tokaev is in Germany today. The official visit is an opportunity for Germany to press Tokaev to deliver on much-needed reforms and to respect dissent and public debate.