Plus: Human Rights Watch files suit over immigration FOIA request in the US; school attack in Syria was unlawful; Thailand should release Hakeem al-Araibi; Malaysia proposes a new law to further protect the monarchy; violence skyrocketing in Colombian municipality of Tumaco; unjustly jailed blogger faces new charges in Azerbaijan; and Guantánamo prison is still a threat to human rights.
Human Rights Watch has filed suit against the United States Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement for their failure to respond adequately to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request for detailed immigration enforcement data.
A November 24 attack by Syrian government forces near an elementary school killed six children, a teacher, and a student’s mother. It now appears to have been unlawful and indiscriminate.
Killings, disappearances, forced displacement, and rape are pervasive in Tumaco, a municipality in southwestern Colombia. Here's the story of Anny Castillo, who is working to change this.
The military prison of Guantánamo opened 17 years ago. Amnesty denounces how it's still a threat on human rights in the United States.