Tens of thousands of refugees at risk in Bangladesh; Saudi Arabia's ruthless crackdown on rights; protests in Iran; demolition of Ai Weiwei's property & human rights in China; pregnant girls & adolescent mothers banned from school across Africa; news update from Zimbabwe; children are losing out on education in EU migration deal; and Venezuela's left-behind generation.
The authorities in Bangladesh should relocate Rohingya refugees living in a severely overcrowded mega camp to safer ground, says Human Rights Watch in a new report. The refugees, who fled a military campaign of ethnic cleansing that began a year ago in Burma, shouldn't have to face flooding and landslides.
Despite the wishful thinking of some European politicians, there is little prospect that most asylum-seeking children in Greece will go to Turkey any time soon. Greece faces a choice between squandering the talents and harming the integration and future of thousands of children or doing the right thing and making sure they can go to school.
And meet Fernando, one of many older people left behind as a growing number of Venezuelans flee the country. While most coverage of Venezuela’s worsening humanitarian crisis has focused on children, with growing levels of child malnutrition, the elderly are also very vulnerable.