Join HRW's global event for positive change; good news on fight for racial justice in United States; threats against Ukrainian reporter; detained journalist in Egypt dies of Covid-19; new report on risks faced by health workers around the world; all is not well in Thailand; a scandal in Austria; and remember Liu Xiaobo by supporting rights activists in China.
Worldwide protests have made abundantly clear the need and the desire for human rights to prevail. It’s time for the world to unite in strength and create the equitable future we want to see. Register now and participate in HRW's global event on Thursday July 23.
The Committee to Protect Journalists has called on the authorities in Egypt to release all journalists held for their work, as even brief detentions amid the COVID-19 pandemic can mean a death sentence. Read this report about Mohamed Monir, a reporter who died after contracting Covid-19 in pretrial detention in Egypt.
An activist from Tajikistan has found out that Austria is the opposite of a safe place for dissidents.
And when you remember Liu Xiaobo, China's Nobel Peace Prize winner who died on July 13, 2017, consider supporting other rights activists in the country.