Plus: Torture suspicions mar mass trial in Morocco; far-right pressure against UN migration pact in the EU; partial triumph for international justice in Chechnya; UN refugee agency pressures Australia over refugee crisis; Italy accuses Egyptian agents of Giulio Regeni's murder; Macron to meet Saudi crown prince; and good news from Chile.
In the EU, far-right pressure is increasing the number of European countries withdrawing from the UN’s Global Compact on Migration, which sets out a framework of cooperation for countries to deal with international migration.
A partial triumph for international justice in Chechnya. HRW's Diederik Lohman analyses how Chechen citizens have stood up to Russia's efforts to hide the abuses committed in their territory.
The UN Refugee Agency calls on Australia to take immediate action to address the worsening medical situation of refugees and asylum seekers in in Papua New Guinea and Nauru.
Italy has named Egyptian agents as possible murder suspects in the brutal killing of Italian student Giulio Regeni, whose body was found with signs of torture on an outlying Cairo desert road on 2016. It's time for Egypt to engage in the finding and prosecution of those responsible for Regeni's murder.
French President Macron will meet the Saudi crown prince during the G20 summit. He should take the opportunity to raise the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi's murder well as ongoing violations in Yemen.