Tens of thousands of families in United Kingdom don't have enough food to eat; girls’ lives shattered by attacks on schools in DR Congo; France should stop fueling Saudi war crimes in Yemen; hundreds arrested or investigated for basic acts of kindness in EU countries; Israel’s Eurovision: ‘Dare to Dream’; who cares about Kenyan women?; and check out HRW's thread on Game of Thrones and war crimes.
Tens of thousands of families in the United Kingdom are left without enough food to eat. This is the result of a decade of cuts to welfare by successive governments - a clear breach of the authorities' duty to ensure adequate food, HRW said in a new report published today.
Armed groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo have attacked hundreds of schools in the Kasai region during the 2016-17 conflict. Girls were particularly harmed in the violence, being used as “magical” forces to ward off bullets and being raped and forcibly “married” to troops, according to a new report from the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA).
For some reason France is still arming Saudi Arabia. And none of the excuses offered by the French government can justify prioritizing arms sales over human rights principles.
Hundreds of Europeans have been ‘criminalized’ for helping migrants, openDemocracy reports just days ahead of European Parliament elections.
Authorities in Kenya have remained silent despite a rising public outcry in recent months on violence against women in the country. When will leaders such as President Uhuru Kenyatta speak up?
And finally, millions of Game of Thrones fans watched the finale of the hit TV series which aired on Sunday evening. Here's HRW's own take on the phenomenally successful TV show...