Light over Darkness in Belarus: Daily Brief

Fighting for freedom and democracy in Belarus; 'dictatorship is being created in Poland'; Trump stokes violence before US elections; poverty and racial inequality still afflict Louisiana, 15 years after hurricane Katrina; Saudi Arabia reviews child death penalty cases; good news from Qatar, host of 2022 football World Cup; and a superhero has died, RIP Chadwick Boseman.

The fight for freedom and democracy rages peacefully on in Belarus, with new massive protests all over the country on Sunday, against the regime of Alexander Lukashenko.

A democracy icon in neighboring Poland warns that his country is at risk of becoming a dictatorship.

Violence, especially by far right extremists, stoked by some top politicians, is a growing problem in the United States ahead of the presidential elections in November.

Poverty and racial inequality still afflict Louisiana, 15 years after hurricane Katrina.

The Saudi Human Rights Commission has announced that the judiciary will review three death sentences in accordance with a recent decree to halt capital punishment for child offenders.

There's also welcome human rights news from Qatar.