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Many older people wanting to cross from the Luhansk region of eastern Ukraine to government-controlled areas face arbitrary obstacles which limit their free movement and put at risk their health and safety.
The trial of a militia leader for mass rape and other grave crimes is crucial for justice in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Congolese judicial authorities, with the support of the UN peacekeeping mission in Congo, should ensure that justice is done in a fair, credible, and impartial manner, and provide victims meaningful redress.
And volunteers who rescue migrants and asylum seekers at sea should not be criminalized for their work...