Colombia’s Wayuu indigenous community confronts a malnutrition crisis; what the EU needs to do about the violent crackdown in Belarus; in Yemen, Houthis kill and expel Ethiopian migrants; Lebanon may announce state of emergency; Kyrgyzstan should not return journalist to torture in Uzbekistan; Kazakhstan is targeting activists with unwarranted criminal charges; three young people facing terrorism charges in Malta for refusing to be returned to abuse in Libya; and recommendations for fundamental reform of policing in the US.
EU foreign ministers will hold an emergency meeting tomorrow, August 14, at which they will discuss how the bloc should respond to the regime's crackdown in Belarus.
Lebanon may announce state of emergency, granting broad powers to the army.
Three young people are facing terrorism charges in Malta for refusing to be returned to almost certain detention and abuse in Libya.
Local, state, and federal governments in the United States should move beyond superficial changes and fundamentally rethink public safety by reducing the scope of policing, investing in community services, and ensuring abusive officers are held accountable.