Peruvians with disabilities left off voting lists; UK should guarantee unaccompanied asylum-seeking children are reunited with their families; authors of CIA torture program to testify at Guantanamo; end abusive exit permits for migrant workers in Qatar; Hong Kong legislators should improve Privacy Ordinance rights protections; Cambodia pressed to drop charges against two journalists; step forward to end period poverty in England; and planning to commemorate 75 years after the liberation of Auschwitz.
Whether the UK remains in the Dublin system after Brexit or not, the government should guarantee the rights of asylum-seeking children.
Qatar announced that most migrant workers, who previously had been prevented from leaving the country without their employer’s permission, including domestic workers, will no longer need an exit permit. Unfortunately, the larger kafala (visa sponsorship) system, which facilitates the abuse and exploitation of migrant workers, remains.
Cambodian authorities should drop the baseless espionage charges against two former Radio Free Asia (RFA) journalists, Human Rights Watch said today.
There's been an important step forward to tackle period poverty in England, where schools and colleges will now be able to order free period products for students.
In one week's time, survivors and political leaders will commemorate the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau.