Groups Pledge to Continue to Push for Rights in India: Daily Brief

Threats to academic freedom in Canada; Armenia and Azerbaijan should protect civilians; the cycle of impunity in Yemen; Panama’s discriminatory gendered pandemic measures; free Loujain Al-Hathloul.

India’s government has increasingly cracked down on critics, most recently, forcing Amnesty International to halt its work in the country.

Due to external pressure, University of Toronto reportedly rescinded a job offer made to Dr. Valentina Azarova who’s been critical of Israel’s violations of international human rights law.

Armed forces in Armenia and Azerbaijan should not target civilians in the renewed Nagorno-Karabakh conflict.

What will it take to break the cycle of impunity in Yemen?

Panama’s Covid-19 prevention measures are based on gender, harming transgender people who are stopped and harassed by police.

 

Governments should make decisions about Chinese tech companies based on human rights considerations.

 

And finally, Loujain Al-Hathlol, a Saudi activist has been wrongfully detained for over two years her activism, protests for her release continue.