Save Hong Kong: Daily Brief

What the world can do about Hong Kong's democratic collapse; seeking justice for plane downed by Iran; Uganda's situation deteriorating, says UN rights chief; beverage giant Kirin should cut ties to Myanmar's military; more fall-out over pro-Trump mob attack on Capitol; democracy's defenders are pressing on against Belarus regime; and how seven ruthless brothers held a small Libyan town in their murderous grip.

Following mass arrests of pro-democracy politicians in Hong Kong, Human Rights Watch is calling on concerned governments - including the UK, EU members and the incoming Biden administration in the US - to press for the appointment of a UN special mandate holder to monitor and report on Hong Kong’s human rights developments.

Iranian authorities have failed to conduct a transparent and credible investigation into the shooting down of Ukraine International Airline flight 752 on January 8, 2020, which killed all 176 passengers and crew onboard.

The news from Uganda is not good...

Japan-based Kirin Holdings Company, Ltd. should publish its investigation report on the military-owned Myanmar Economic Holdings Ltd. (MEHL) and swiftly cut ties with the company.

The fall-out after the pro-Trump mob attack on the US Capitol building continues...

Resistance to the Belarus regime's brutal repression goes on...