Peaceful human rights activists should be released by Iranian regime; US complicity in war crimes in Yemen; police abuse continues in Belarus; when will Kosovo's lead poisoning victims get justice?; heightened crackdown on opposition in Cameroon; Sudanese artists imprisoned for pro-democracy chants; women in Brazil need access to safe health care; and how toxic is Twitter?
For years the State Department has warned that the United States has been complicit in war crimes in Yemen. No one put a stop to it. Read this comment by HRW's Washington director Andrea Prasow.
Police abuse of peaceful protesters and passers-by in Belarus is continuing, as are protests over disputed presidential elections and police brutality.
The government in Sudan has been slow on reform. Now artists are paying the price, as they are being unjustly jailed.