Plus: US border guards tear gas children; Open Society pulls out of Turkey; Chinese courts downplay abuse of women; still waiting for justice in Uganda; Australia's refugee policy "a horrible human experiment," and home a dangerous place for women.
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman may face a criminal probe if he ventures to Argentina to attend the G20 Summit in Buenos Aires at the end of the month. Argentine prosecutors have begun examining a submission by Human Rights Watch concerning the role of Mohammed Bin Salman in connection with war crimes committed in Yemen as well as his possible complicity in allegations of torture. Meanwhile, the Crown Prince is expected to be met by protests when visiting Tunisia today.
George Soros’s Open Society Foundations group is pulling out of Turkey. The decision follows accusations by Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that the billionaire philanthropist is trying to destroy nations.
A Chinese court refused to grant a women who had been severely beaten by her husband a divorce “to give the man a chance”. Such rulings reflect Chinese courts’ tendency to downplay abuse of women and push victims into mediation rather than providing justice, says Human Rights Watch researcher Yaqiu Wang.
Two years after Ugandan government forces killed more than 100 people in Kasese, western Uganda, family members of those missing or killed still wait for justice.
The “most dangerous place” for women around the world may be at home. More than half of female murder victims last year were killed by their partners or family members, according to a new United Nations study.