Whoever Finds the Vaccine Must Share It: Daily Brief

Strengthening human rights and transparency around Covid-19 vaccines; pivotal moment to stop violence against women in Bangladesh; justice is key to a durable peace in Libya; Tibetan woman dies in Chinese custody; "shoot on sight" orders in North Korea; and remembering what's at stake in the US elections.

A new report from Human Rights Watch comes with a very important & straightforward message: "Whoever finds the vaccine must share it."

Women and girls in Bangladesh are facing increased domestic violence during the Covid-19 pandemic, highlighting long-term systemic barriers to legal recourse, protection, and social services, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

 Chinese authorities should investigate the death of a Tibetan woman in custody and release her wrongfully detained cousin. 

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, North Korea has locked down and created buffer zones on its borders, where citizens "will be unconditionally shot" if seen.

There is much at stake in the US elections, and Human Rights Watch is digging into the key issues. For example, can the US reimagine public safety?