Plus: Covid-19's economic effects in the UK; good and bad news from the US; latest in China's campaign against the Uyghurs; and Syrian security forces beat and arrest peaceful protesters.
The Covid-19 pandemic is likely to have long lasting economic and social impacts and disproportionally harm those who were already economically or socially vulnerable before the crisis. Our new Q&A explores the ways that governments have reacted to the pandemic and provides recommendations for government action, which should stop, prevent, and mitigate the human rights impacts and risks posed by the pandemic.
Good news from the US, where the Mississippi state legislature has voted to remove the Confederate symbol from the state flag - the only remaining US state that still has it.
As part of China's campaign to curb its Muslim population in the western region of Xinjiang, the government is forcing birth control on Uyghurs and other minorities, a new AP investigation reveals.