Peruvians with Disabilities Left Off Voting Lists: Daily Brief

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.

Thousands of Peruvian citizens with disabilities have not been included on the national voting registry in time to vote in the January 26, 2020 congressional elections in Peru.

Whether the UK remains in the Dublin system after Brexit or not, the government should guarantee the rights of asylum-seeking children

The two psychologists responsible for designing and implementing the CIA’s “enhanced interrogation techniques” will testify in pre-trial hearings in the September 11 case at Guantánamo Bay next week.

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 permitUnfortunately, the larger kafala (visa sponsorship) system, which facilitates the abuse and exploitation of migrant workers, remains.

Hong Kong legislators should ensure that the review of the Hong Kong Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance will include amendments that improve privacy rights protections

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.