Plus: International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists; Lebanon's criminal defamation laws; protests in Sri Lanka; South Sudan's deathly war; how the US State Department downplays reporting on women; and Brazil court strikes down restrictions on university speech.
Today marks the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists. Over the last decade, at least 324 journalists have been killed for doing their job.
Human rights activists in Sri Lanka are anxious after President Sirisena abruptly dismissed the prime minister and replaced him with Mahinda Rajapaksa – the former president linked to widespread abuses...
A new study points to significant cuts in the US government's annual reporting on women's rights.