The battle for Idlib, Syria, is raging and hundreds of thousands of civilians are once again trying to find safety from the bombs of the Assad regime and its key ally Russia. More than 800,000 people have been displaced since 1 December, due to intense conflict in freezing weather.
Every European government should recognize the need to resist the Chinese government’s attack on the international human rights system. Decades of progress on human rights are at stake, writes HRW's Executive Director Ken Roth in an op-ed that has been published by top news outlets in 15 European countries. The response of the regime in Beijing to the coronavirus crisis is just the latest example of its lack of respect for human rights.
Can the United States become a more credible and effective voice abroad against torture and other detainee abuses? Read this op-ed by HRW's Elisa Epstein, written after she visited a courtroom at Guantanamo Bay last month.