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Statement to Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW) Group of Governmental Experts on Lethal Autonomous Weapons Systems, Geneva Human Rights Watch Letter of Support for New York's Discovery for Justice Reform Act, S. 1716/A.1431 Why Executions in Egypt are Skyrocketing and Why They Should End Tunisia: Bar or Arrest Sudan’s al-Bashir How the World Bank Can Stop Funding Disaster Unprecedented arrest of two Somali soldiers for mistreating journalists ‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Africa 54 Former President George H.W. Bush's Office to Close Friday Algerian Army Chief Wants President Declared Unfit to Lead Britain’s Parliament Seizes Brexit Agenda, but Impasse Unlikely to End All Charges Dropped Against Actor Jussie Smollett UN Chief Urges Solidarity to Assist Southern Africa Cyclone Victims Myanmar's Top Court to Rule on Jailed Journalists' Appeal Australia's One Nation Party Accused of Seeking NRA Money to Weaken Gun Laws Shaka: Extra Time Africa 54 US Expands Ban on Foreign Aid to Overseas Abortion Providers Pompeo Calls On China to Stop 'Abhorrent' Practice of Interning Uighur Muslims Mali Inter-Ethnic Violence Spikes; UN Calls for Probe Duke U to Pay $112 Million in Fake Data Scandal Trump Looks for Political Boost in Wake of Mueller Report Drought in Kenya's Northwest Leaves Thousands Near Starvation China, EU Stress Importance of Multilateralism US High Court Throws Out Judgement Against Sudan in USS Cole Bombing Case US Sanctions Network Supporting Iran's Revolutionary Guards March 26, 2019 Cognitive sciences in the Classroom: International Congress at UNESCO Headquarters, 28-29 March UNESCO to Highlight its Work on Artificial Intelligence at the WSIS Forum 2019 Ethiopian girls gain skills on Coding for the Future Tenants ‘forced out their homes’ by global investment firms, say UN experts UN expert condemns new sentence for jailed Venezuelan judge as ‘another instance of reprisal’ Saudi Arabia: Diplomats attend first ICRC course on international humanitarian law Although injured, Congolese reporter denied release and medical care pending appeal What Italy’s Interior Minister Should Have Said About Rescue at Sea Republic of Korea: MoU with Ewha Womans University Law School to focus on IHL China: Livelihood project reduces poverty, changes mindset in Xinjiang Ukraine: Rights Agenda for the Next President South Africa Launches Plan to Combat Xenophobia and Racism Indonesian University Censors Lesbian Love Story India: Parties Should Pledge to Protect Rights The Abandoned Women of Tumaco Why Germany Shouldn’t Yield on Arms Sales to the Saudis Submission by Human Rights Watch to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on Rwanda End Child Marriage In Massachusetts Inclusive Marriage for Taiwan: An Issue of Dignity and Equality Africa 54 Recaptured Italian Former Militant Battisti Admits 1970s Murders Ukraine Set to Choose its Next President British PM May Lacks Support for Brexit Deal Trump Critic Avenatti Charged With Trying to Extort Millions From Nike Mozambique Warns of More Flooding from Cyclone-Filled Dams March 25, 2019 Palestinians Report Cease-Fire in Gaza After Day of Violence Chinese Leader's Visit to Paris Seen as Test for European Unity Israel Hits Targets Across Gaza After Rocket Attack Brazilian Judge Orders Release of Former President Temer President Vucic: Serbia's Ruling Progressive Party Wants Early Election Chances of UN Banning Killer Robots Looking Increasingly Remote UN Launches $282 Million Appeal for Mozambique Cyclone Relief From Attacks to Deaths, Key Facts About Congo's Escalating Ebola Epidemic Journalists Protest in Khartoum Over Crackdown of Press Freedoms Militia Head Refutes his Group Responsible for Mali Massacre Blackout Hits Much of Venezuela, Including Caracas; Second in Month British Lawmakers Vote to Seize Control of Brexit for a Day Trump Praises Mueller as Democrats Fume Costa Rica: Authorities must guarantee the human rights of people fleeing the crisis in Nicaragua US – #WeeklyAddress: March 18 – 24: US State Department bars press corps from Pompeo briefing ‘Uphold human dignity’, dismantle ‘specious notion of racial superiority’ urges UN chief Israel/OPT: Rocket assault on family home must not lead to further 'unlawful attacks' Toward an All-Atlantic Ocean Observing System ICRC UK & Ireland Delegation engages with every new officer cadet 21 Rwandan medical professionals complete management of the dead training Saudi sisters leave Hong Kong to start new life Progress in Ocean Observations in the Atlantic UAE: Eight Lebanese Face Unfair Trial Turkey: Baseless Charges Over Landmark 2013 Protests Golan: Expected US Policy Shift Reflects Disdain for Rights Nearly 500 Rescued from Cruise Ship off Norway Before It Regains Power Israel’s PM to Meet Trump 3 Weeks Before Election Fight Against IS: The Price of Victory Looking for Election Boost, Israel's Netanyahu in US to Meet with Trump Water in Gaza: a crisis in slow motion Military Identifies 2 US Soldiers Killed in Afghanistan Second Cyclone Bears Down on West Australia Cruise Ship Restarts Engines, Limps Toward Norwegian Port New York City Muslims Begin Community Safety Patrol Sandhill Cranes Spread Their Wings, Rest a Spell in US Midwest New York City Muslims Begin Community Safety Patrol Poll: Majority of Americans Favor Stricter Gun Laws First Subway Opens in Indonesia’s Gridlocked Capital UK's Theresa May Faces Pressure to Step Down to Save Brexit Thai Military-Backed Party in Lead in Thai Elections Vigils Against Racism Held In New Zealand Tugs Tow Norway Cruise Ship After 463 Rescued; 17 Injured Syrian Fighters Clear Explosives in Area Retaken from IS Nearly Half of Cyclone Idai’s Victims Are Children Chinese President Visiting Monaco Amid European Tech Worries UN: Death Toll From Central Mali Massacre up to 134 US Attorney General Could Summarize Russia Probe Report on Sunday Pope Prays for Nicaragua, Victims in African Attacks Iraq Parliament Sacks Governor Over Deadly Ferry Capsize Moroccan Teachers Stage New Demo Over Benefits Human Rights Watch Memorandum of Support for the New York 2019 Bail Elimination Act It’s a Booming Business: Trafficking Myanmar ‘Brides’ to China Nearly 90 Groups Urge US to Invite UN Special Rapporteur on Racism to US Human Rights Watch Letter to Congress Regarding Decreasing Immigration Enforcement Funding in FY 2020 Budget Russia Charges Activist for a Facebook Post العراق: اعتقال تعسفي وتعذيب الأطفال المشتبه في انتمائهم لداعش Canada: Pressing Need to Improve First Nations’ Water Supply “We Found Their Bodies Later That Day” RSF addresses open letter to Cameroonian President Paul Biya RSF Report: "China's Pursuit of a New World Media Order" Haiti: Investigate Protest Deaths Statement by ICRC President upon ending 5-day visit to Syria Director-General urges investigation into murder of journalist Santiago Barroso in Mexico After Christchurch, how to beat Islamophobia and hate UNESCO requests consideration for the possible removal of the Aalst Carnival from its Intangible Heritage Lists Scientific community to examine the AtlantOS Atlantic Ocean Observing System, at UNESCO meeting Gambia: Missing editor died in detention in 2008 after mistreatment DR Congo: Investigate Ex-Intelligence Officials Censored: UNHRC Cuts Off Hillel Neuer, Bans Naming Regimes Indonesia Airline Cancels 49-jet Boeing Deal Trump: Time for US to Recognize Israeli Sovereignty Over Golan Heights First Somali-American Congresswoman Ignites Controversy in Diverse Minneapolis Trump Signs Campus Free Speech Executive Order Venezuelan Hospitals Reach Catastrophic Breaking Point Northern Australia Braces for Trevor; African Countries Clean Up After Idai Interference in Elections? The View From Moscow Imam Tells New Zealand: ‘We Are Not Broken’ Pressured by China’s Military Updates, Taiwan Asks US for More Weapons US Reportedly Gives Tacit OK to Taiwan’s Fighter Jet Shopping List South Africa’s Liberal Abortion Laws Hampered by Widespread Stigma Former US President Jimmy Carter Reaches Historic Milestone North Korea Withdraws from Liaison Office with South Korea Syria Calls Trump Comments About Golan Heights 'Irresponsible' Hungary Under Fire From Allies as US Pledges Support for Free Media Hungary Under Fire as US Pledges Support for NGOs, Media Racist Violence Threat Keeps Charlottesville Schools Closed Relief Aid Reaches Malawi Flood Victims VOA Our Voices 117: Tackling Ebola Some Controversy in Uganda Surrounding China-Built Dam Humanitarian Situation in Mindanao (March 22, 2019) Operational update on Cyclone Idai: Assistance for separated families, deep concern for rural villages At BAPA+40, UNESCO and the India-UN Fund launch projects benefiting The Gambia and Togo Cyclone Idai: Website launched to help families find missing relatives China: France’s Macron Should Press Xi on Rights Burkina Faso: Atrocities by Armed Islamists, Security Forces Bahrain: Formula 1 Ignores Rights Commitments South Korea: RSF condemns ruling party’s bashing of journalists Lebanon: Anti-Torture Body Named Amid Revolution, Algeria is Unstable – And Deep, Real Reforms are the Only Way Forward UK Schools Should Do Right by LGBT Students UN Rights Council Should Establish Libya Mechanism UN Rights Council Should Establish Libya Mechanism Myanmar: Women, Girls Trafficked as ‘Brides’ to China Interview: Why ‘Brides’ From Myanmar Are Trafficked to China “Give Us a Baby and We’ll Let You Go” World Water Day: Leaving no one behind One year ago, America stole my 7-year-old. I want him back Vietnamese blogger turns up in Hanoi jail after going missing in Bangkok China: Government Threats to Academic Freedom Abroad Nicaragua: UN Human Rights Council takes important step to address human rights crisis Turkmenistan bans journalist Soltan Achilova from travelling abroad Increasing pressure for Cameroonian journalist’s release Marking international day, UN experts call for urgent action to end racial discrimination, in wake of New Zealand anti-Muslim attack Racing to Repression in Bahrain Journalism is an ally in the fight against disinformation, Hanoi conference hears Youth in Madagascar on a journey to financial independence Saudi Arabia: Abusive Charges Against Women Activists Myanmar: Women, Girls Trafficked as ‘Brides’ to China Algeria protest, March 2019 Harsh Sentence for Rights Lawyer Threatens Activism Submission by Human Rights Watch to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on the State of Palestine Rights Council Report on Venezuela Can Play a Crucial Role Time-bound implementation plan needed to hold Sri Lanka to its Commitments Japan: Compelled Sterilization of Transgender People “A Really High Hurdle” Interview: The Invisible Struggle of Japan’s Transgender Population Another Brutal Crackdown by Hamas in Gaza Harmony in Australia Means Stop Racist Dog-Whistling China Marks Tibetan Anniversary with Military Parade Cambodia: Investigate Land Activist’s ‘Disappearance’ Worldwide celebration of International Jazz Day, 30 April Venezuela: ‘A worrying destabilizing factor in the region’, Bachelet tells Human Rights Council Harmony in Australia Means Stop Racist Dog-Whistling US Supreme Court Strikes Blow Against Liberty Anti-racism: UNESCO’s early mental engineering Congolese community radio ransacked by president’s supporters Somalia: Scores of people bear brunt of protracted conflict and climatic shocks Venezuela: UN report on human rights crisis is a first step towards the truth Karen Uhlenbeck, first woman to receive Abel Prize in mathematics US – State Department bars press corps from Pompeo briefing Turkey: Judicial farce must end with acquittal of human rights defenders Ethiopia: Injecting new life into pastoral communities through vaccinations Tajikistan: Release Gravely Ill Activist Port Moresby: "Training of trainers" workshop for police on human rights law ICRC, ERCS deliver emergency assistance to IDPs in Northern Ethiopia Is China the EU’s ‘Dear Friend’ or ‘Strategic Rival’ on Human Rights? Graphic novel: Zero Civilian Casualties – The hidden US war in Somalia USA/Somalia: Shroud of secrecy around civilian deaths masks possible war crimes Argentina: Inquiry Threatens Judicial Independence Just One Month In, Optimism Around CAR’s Peace Deal Is Fading ‘Bujumbura Can Close the Doors of Burundi, But It Can’t Hide the Repression’ Submission by Human Rights Watch to the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child on Senegal Thailand: Structural Flaws Subvert Election Japan: Compelled Sterilization of Transgender People Kazakhstan’s Soviet-Era Leader Resigns After 30 Years Philippe Val Speaks at UN Watch Rally Against Anti-Israeli Bias US Criticizes Russia as Serial Violator of Arms Control Treaties March 19, 2019 Pompeo Heads to Kuwait, Israel, Lebanon Exclusive: US Vows to Pursue Ship Owners Who Violate Iran Oil Sanctions AP Explains: Why Southern African Cyclone Is So Shattering Catastrophic Floods in Midwest Cause Widespread Damage Germany, Belgium Propose New Tool to Police EU Democracies Britain's May to Ask EU to Delay Brexit Mexican Man Dies in US Border Agency Custody Russian Opposition Leader: Putin Paying Steep Political Price for Crimea Saudi Arabia Invests $23 Billion to Improve Living in Riyadh Journalist murdered in southern Honduras, first this year First peaceful transfer of power in DR Congo ‘an extraordinary opportunity’ for advancing rights #Justice4Farkhunda in Afghanistan, 4 Years On Arrest of Bangladesh FIFA Member Exposes Free Speech Crackdown Jailed in Burundi for Scribbles on President’s Photo US Supreme Court Gives Trump Victory on Immigration Detention North Korea, US Spar Over Sanctions While Trump Tweets, FLOTUS Campaigns Against Cyber-Bullying US Adds Venezuelan State Mining Company to Sanctions List Queen Elizabeth, Duchess of Cambridge Encounter Robotic Arm at King's College Vatican Makes New Overtures on Eve of China's Xi Italy Visit Africa 54 Shaka: Extra Time Mattis Returning to Research Role at Stanford Think Tank Italy Tries to Have it Both Ways High-Stakes Boeing Inquiry Hinges on Ethiopia Black Box Secrets Students Tied to US College Admissions Scandal Could Face Expulsion Pope Francis Refuses to Accept Resignation of Convicted French Cardinal Trump Calls Aide's Husband 'A Total Loser' Mozambique Braces for Rising Death Toll After Cyclone Records Show FBI Was Probing Michael Cohen Long Before Raid Italy Set to Join China’s Belt & Road Initiative ‘Trump of the Tropics’ Visits White House Shopping for the Best Offer: Some Students in US Apply to Dozens of Colleges Algerian Doctors, Students Protest as New Deputy PM Promises Change Serb protesters storm public TV channel to denounce reporting bias UN Rights Body Should Probe Nicaragua Crackdown Col. Richard Kemp addresses UN Gaza Commission at UNHRC Amb. Aviva Raz Shechter Speaks at UN Watch Rally Against Anti-Israeli Bias Children of IS recruits trapped in limbo shouldn’t be cast out because of their family Equatorial Guinea: Prominent human rights activist banned from receiving Franco-German prize Sweet Stunt Skyrockets Sales at Egyptian Family Juice Shop New Zealand Mosque Attacks Send Shock Waves Throughout Muslim World Making America's Favorite Movie Snack California High School Students Create Virtual Stock Market Climate Protest the Latest Youth Action for Social Change In Thai Election, New 'War Room' Polices Social Media Climate Protest the Latest Youth Action for Social Change High School Students Create Virtual Stock Market New Zealand PM Vows to Never Speak the Name of Accused Mosque Gunman Dutch Authorities Search For Motive in Tram Shooting Decline of Hakka in Southern China Shows Bigger Problems Ahead Brexit in Crisis as PM May Plots Course Around Speaker's Obstruction Taiwan, US Plan New Talks This Year in Rebuke to Beijing Uganda Investigates UN Food Aid After Three Die, Police Say US-backed Force Says It's in Control of IS Syria Encampment AP Source: Justice Dept. Probing Development of Boeing Jets Trade, Venezuela Among Topics for Trump, Bolsonaro Talks Warner Bros.' Chief Tsujihara Steps Down Following Scandal Bush Calls Immigration 'Blessing' and 'Strength' US Rapid-deployment Troops Arrive in Berlin for NATO Drill Billions deprived of the right to water UNESCO Round Table on Slavery, race and racism: how to break free from racial representations? Jordan: Facts and Figures, January - December 2018 Cyclone Idai: Governments must ramp up rescue efforts and ensure adequate humanitarian assistance Sex Education Under Fire Again in Poland Pakistan: This year’s essay writing contest focuses on “violence against health care” Egypt: Uncover Missing Politician’s Whereabouts Refugee escapes Tajikistan after YouTube video plea for help Iran Should Reach Out to Labor Leaders, Not Prosecute Them Keeping India’s Schools Safe from Conflict Before Elections Caretaker Bill in Mexico City Should Promote Independence Brazen Settlement Expansion Underscores Urgency to Publish Database Taiwanese Activist at Risk in Chinese Prison Encouraging progress made in 2018, in ‘zero tolerance’ effort to end sexual exploitation and abuse across UN Gaza investigators call on Israel to review ‘rules of engagement’ as Gaza protest anniversary looms Dutch MP Kees van der Staaij Speaks at UN Watch Rally Against Anti-Israeli Bias Member of European Parliament Péter Niedermüller Speaks at UN Watch Rally Against Anti-Israeli Bias Czech MP Jan Bartošek Speaks at UN Watch Rally Against Anti-Israeli Bias Former Israeli Ambassador to UN Dr. Dore Gold Speaks at UN Watch Rally Against Anti-Israeli Bias President of Swiss-Israel Association Joel Herzog Speaks at UN Watch Rally Against Anti-Israeli Bias U.S. Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell Speaks at UN Watch Rally Against Anti-Israeli Bias Former MK Dr. Einat Wilf Speaks at UN Watch Rally Against Anti-Israeli Bias Former Commander of British Forces in Afghanistan Col. Richard Kemp Speaks at UN Watch Rally Against Anti-Israeli Bias Clash at UN: Experts Refute Gaza Inquiry Findings Zimbabwean Farai Matiashe wins Research Challenge for Journalists Russia: Rights Defender Sentenced to Four-Year Prison Term Cleric accused of crimes against humanity to head Iran’s justice system Philippines Pullout From ICC Won’t Block Justice for ‘Drug War’ Memorials Offer Kindness, Place to Grieve for Shaken Christchurch Residents New Zealand's Leader, a Longtime Public Servant Democrats See Health Care as Winning Issue in 2020 U.S. Election Sudan Amputee Protester Inspiring Anti-Government Demonstrators Macron Under Renewed Pressure After Saturday's Vandalism in Paris Tens of Thousands Join Climate 'March of the Century' in Paris California Tile House: Couple's 25 Year Labor of Love Democrats See Health Care as Winning Issue in 2020 US Election New Zealand PM Says Cabinet Has Agreed to Gun Law Reform Water Shortage Reveals Management Issues in Normally Rainy Philippines US-Backed Force Says it has Taken Positions in Islamic State Syria Camp Rouhani Says Iran Will File Legal Case Against US for Sanctions Uganda's Ruling-Party MPs Back Country's Aging Leader for Another Term Putin in Crimea as Russia Marks Five Years Since Annexation EU May Push China to Open Economy at April Summit Flash Floods, Earthquake in Indonesia Kill Over 80 R. Kelly Case Spotlights Abuse of Girls in Era of #MeToo Police: Multiple People Wounded in Dutch Tram Shooting UK Prime Minister in Last-Minute Push to Win Brexit Support Second Israeli Dies of Wounds From West Bank Shooting Attack Myanmar: Born without limbs, she scaled great heights with resolve Sweden: RSF urges Chinese ambassador to stop harassing media Israel prepares to face tsunamis UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests Quotes from Expert Response to UN Gaza Commission of Inquiry Why the US needs the Equality Act Islamic Development Bank and UNESCO strengthen cooperation to support Science, Technology and Innovation policymaking in Mozambique and Uzbekistan Iran's Oil Minister Blames US for Market Tensions Brazil Reportedly Weighing Import Quota for US Wheat Does Your Mother Still Do Your Laundry? Irish Pride, Dash of Politics, at St Patrick's Parade Australian Lawmaker ‘Egged’ After Mass Shooting Comments Government Critic Wins Slot in Slovak Runoff Biden Stops Short of Saying He’s Running for President 42 Reported Dead in Floods in Indonesia's Papua Cambodia Takes Aim at Critics Who Post on Facebook Serbian Protesters Enter State TV Headquarters in Belgrade Mexican Journalist Killed Near US Border Thousands of Catalan Separatist Supporters Protest in Madrid Report: May Partner Insists on Role in Post-Brexit Trade Talks Man in Custody in Slaying of Reputed NY Mob Boss American Muslim Feeds the Needy in his DC Restaurant Survivors Share Stories at New Holocaust, Genocide Center in South Africa Federal Court: Mississippi Must Redraw Senate District Eight Years of Syrian War Leaves Loss, Some Hope New Zealand Mosque Suspect Appears in Court Russia Slams 'Hypocrisy' of New Western Sanctions 31 Dead as Cyclone Idai Batters Zimbabwe Swamped by Tourists, Venice Plans Visitor Fees Blazes, Clashes Hit Paris During Yellow Vest Protest Parents Say It's Love, Not Hovering! Venezuelans Relocating in Brazil to Ease Pressure on Host Communities UN: No Rights Progress in Eritrea After Peace Deal With Ethiopia Pope Says Hopes to Visit South Sudan to Promote Peace When Gunman Advanced on New Zealand Mosque, 1 Man Ran at Him US Reacts to New Zealand Mosque Shootings 1 Dead in DRC Post-Election Violence Lawyer: US Navy Veteran Held in Iran Sentenced to 10 Years Trump Seeks More Workarounds to Avoid Congress Venezuela's Guaido Begins National Tour Armed Men Kill 9, Including Children, in North Nigeria Greyhound: US Can No Longer Drop Migrants Inside Stations Report: Boeing 737 MAX Software Patch Expected Soon Lawyer: Venezuela Frees German Journalist Trump Condemns Mosque Shooting, Denies Threat of White Nationalism Q&A: The International Criminal Court and the United States #FridaysForFuture Sets Off New Wave of Youth Activism Joint Letter to House Foreign Affairs Committee Calling for Justice for Khashoggi UN Human Rights Council Should Act on Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey, Cameroon, and the Philippines For Rohingya, Bangladesh’s Bhasan Char ‘Will Be Like a Prison’ Muslims React to New Zealand Mosque Attacks UN Team Begins Exhuming Mass Graves of Yazidi IS Victims S. Sudan Rebels Urge Pressure on Kiir to Fund Peace Implementation UN Honors 21 Staff Killed in Ethiopia Jet Crash Chinese Envoy Calls Muslim Detention Centers 'Campuses' Trump, National Security Officials Discuss Afghanistan Trans Debate Rages Around World, Pitting LGBT+ Community Against Itself Trump Issues Veto to Protect Emergency Wall Funding Diplomats: Excavators May Be Damaging Ethiopia Crash Site In Polarized Climate, Some US Muslims Feel Threatened Disabled Victims Are Syrian War's Most Vulnerable Report: North Korea Dissidents Behind Embassy Raid in Spain US, China Clash over `Belt and Road’ in Afghan Resolution US Eliminates Coveted 5-year Tourist Visa for Cubans Large Protests Continue Across Algeria for 4th Friday Development Bank Recognizes Guaido-Chosen Representative On the Road to Freedom from Guardianship in Mexico US Threatens International Criminal Court In US, Oregon Tables Forced Opioid Reductions Vote – For Now Philippine Lawyer Possible Victim of ‘Drug War’ Murder “Rally for Equal Rights” at the United Nations Enough is Enough: Rally Speaker Announcements Announcing the Speakers: Rally for Equal Rights at the United Nations, March 18th Haunting images of Aleppo and Madaya are why Syrians still need help Venezuela: support for the most vulnerable and those affected by violence Systemic abuses and mass detentions in China demand Human Rights Council action Venezuelan Opposition Leader: Russia, China Do Not Back Maduro UN-EU Meeting Secures $7 Million to Aid Syrian Civilians Israeli Warplanes Hit 100 Hamas Targets After Rocket Attack North Korean Actions Show Possible Negotiation Tactics Nearly 50 Killed in New Zealand Mosque Attacks; 4 in Custody Beijing Done, for Now, Acquiring Land in South China Sea China Upbeat on Trade Talks, Denies Huawei Spying Allegations Arrest Made in Attack on 2 New Zealand Mosques Immigrant Roots Inspire Top US Cheese Makers World Reacts with Disgust to New Zealand Attacks US Condemns New Zealand Mosque Attack New Zealand Mosque Attacks Ethiopian Crash Investigators Find Parallels to Doomed Indonesian Jet New Zealand Arrests Suspects Linked to Mosque Attacks Malawi Floods Kill Dozens, Displace 200,000 Free Flow of Ideas Absent in China's 'Two Sessions,' Observers Say Malawi Floods Kill More Than 50, Displace 200,000 VOA Our Voices 116: State of Emergency, the Culture of Rape Australian Children Skip School, Join Global Day of Climate Defiance Nigeria Building Collapse Kills 20, Mostly Children Information commissioners key to successful monitoring and reporting on SDG 16.10.2 Thailand urged to respect Vietnamese blogger’s refugee status Kuciak murder charge hailed as “step towards ending impunity” in Slovakia Russia: Rights Defender Facing Four-Year Prison Term Malaysia: Drop Investigation of Women’s March Organizers A Bleak 24 Hours for Women’s Rights in the US NGOs calling on European leaders to end the humanitarian and human rights crisis at Europe’s borders Saudi Arabia should release defenders, undertake meaningful rights reform Violence against Women Pervasive in Nigeria Video: Education Barriers for Children with Disabilities in Kazakhstan Interview: Children with Disabilities in Kazakhstan Are Missing Out Safe Access to Abortion Crucial to Reducing Maternal Mortality in Kenya Detained in Myanmar: Son’s Red Cross message ends woman’s 7 month long anxious wait Kuwait: ICRC discusses impact of armed conflict on mental health, urges to address unmet needs Labor and Human Rights Groups Urge Multi-Stakeholder Initiatives and Business Associations in the Apparel Sector to Adopt Transparency Requirements Germany: Support a Ban on ‘Killer Robots’ Vietnam: 6 Activists Headed to Prison For Rohingya, Bangladesh’s Bhashan Char ‘Will Be Like a Prison’ Five exceptional women scientists receive the L’Oréal UNESCO For Women in Science awards Reporter needs immediate full police protection in Italy’s Puglia region RSF joins statement reiterating calls for US government to insist on accountability for Khashoggi murder Drug laws must be amended to ‘combat racial discrimination’, UN experts say Will Qatar World Cup Expansion Meet FIFA Rights Standards? RSF reiterates support for Finnish journalist denied US prize United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty UN picks Iran to judge women’s rights violations, helped by Irish Chair Supporting the future of Syria and the Region China: Hong Kong moot brings Asian perspective into International Humanitarian Law Dignified management of the dead: Aid workers draw lessons from Indonesia quake Kazakhstan: Education Barriers for Children with Disabilities Tweets Are on Trial in Israel’s Test of Anti-Boycott Law UN picks Iran to judge women’s rights violations Detained in Myanmar: Son’s Red Cross message ends woman’s 7-month-long anxious wait Guatemala: Reject Amnesty for Atrocities NGOs Urge the EU to Press China on Human Rights Armed Police Break Up Mozambique Children’s March US Again Cuts Women from State Department’s Human Rights Reports NGOs Urge the EU to Press China on rights France Gifts Boats to Abusive Libyan Coast Guard Angolan Court Frees 13 Pro-Independence Activists Ingrid Daubechies: a mathematical revolution for data compression Changing world, unchanged protection? 70 years of the Geneva Conventions UN accuses Israel of “war crimes” at Gaza border; Hillel Neuer responds 99 per cent of intravenous drug users lack access to health, ‘social services with dignity’ says UNAIDS chief South African journalist hounded, threatened by opposition politician UN must provide redress for minorities placed in toxic Kosovo camps, says rights expert Chaos, Gridlock a Daily Ordeal for Manila's Long-suffering Commuters Prosecutors: College Scam Takes Cheating to Whole New Level PG&E Spared Criminal Charges in Deadly 2017 California Wildfires Manafort Gets Additional Jail Time British Parliament to Vote on No-Deal Brexit California Governor to Order Death Penalty Moratorium Father of Ethiopian Airlines Pilot Mourns Irrepressible Son Venezuela, Iran, Uighur Detentions in China among Issues Raised in US Rights Report Americans in Cool States Misjudge Threat From Rising Heat Waves Alaskan Native Pete Kaiser Wins Iditarod Dog Sled Race Alaskan Native Pete Kaiser Wins Iditarod Dog Sled Race UN: DR Congo Intercommunal Violence Was Orchestrated Trump Criticizes California Governor's Death Penalty Moratorium Governor: 2 Attackers Kill 8, Themselves at Brazil School Australian Cardinal's Future Likely to be Decided by Vatican After June Appeal Detained Saudi Women's Rights Activists Brought to Court British Leadership Change Possible in the Wake of Brexit Chaos Senate Rejection of Trump Border Emergency No Longer Certain Trump Blasts 'Fake News' Over Melania Body Double Theory Top Official Says US Has Cautioned Europe On 'Risks' With Iran Trade Heinous Act Overshadowed Women’s Day in Puntland What makes a good classroom? New UIS data on school conditions EU reaches agreement on protecting whistleblowers Not Everyone Is Celebrating on Independence Day in Ghana Inconvenient Truths at China’s UN Rights Review Iraq: Key Courts Improve ISIS Trial Procedures Renewal of the mandate of Special Rapporteur on promotion and protection of human rights while countering terrorism Council should act on Bahrain, Egypt, Turkey, Cameroon, and the Philippines Colombia: Veto Could Undermine Accountability No, Tucker, Child Marriage is not a ‘Different Lifestyle’ Council Should Renew Commission of Human Rights in South Sudan Strong Measures Needed to Advance Accountability in North Korea Passing of a Congolese ‘Patriarch’ Carine Dikiefu Banona Video: Violence and Rape by Zimbabwe Gov't Forces After Protests Nigeria camps struggling to cope after latest hostilities Venezuela: Journalist released conditionally, accused of inciting crime US: California Suspends Death Penalty RSF asks ICC to investigate crimes of violence against journalists in Mexico