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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” 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 Awaiting Justice for Rio Human Rights Defender Venezuela: Authorities must free Luis Carlos Díaz immediately Venezuelan intelligence agency arrests well-known radio journalist In South Sudan, mothers teaching daughters ‘safer’ ways to survive rape No, Tucker Carlson, Child Marriage is not a ‘Different Lifestyle’ Syria Criticizes US Senator's Comment on Golan Heights Firebomb Sparks Unrest at Sensitive Jerusalem Holy Site Maryland Teens 'Say Yes to the (Prom) Dress' Baghuz Battle Against IS Remnants ‘as Good as Over’ Cameroon Reports Refugee Influx From CAR as Peace Initiative Fails BBC to be Investigated Over Suspected Pay Discrimination 2 Palestinians Killed in West Bank Violence Algeria's Protesters Want Change - Will They Get It? Turkish-Russian Military Cooperation Deepens Amid US-Turkish Tensions March 12, 2019 Self-driving Test Vehicle Added to Auto History Museum US Immigration Agency to Slash Overseas Presence Somalia Bans Old Antonov Planes From Its Airspace Top US House Intel Lawmaker: 2020 Election 'Enormously Vulnerable' UN Experts: Syria Unsafe for Refugees, Displaced Brazil Pension Reform Chief Sticks to Savings Target, May Vote US Trade Official: US, China Possibly Nearing Deal Veteran Diplomat Set to Guide Algeria's Transition After Protests US Expands Return of Asylum-Seekers to Mexico to New Ports of Entry Number of Older US Renters Spikes 43% UNESCO advocated ROAM principles for Steering AI for Knowledge Societies Green solutions for Disaster Risk Reduction and climate change adaptation No, Tucker Carlson, Child Marriage is not a ‘Different Lifestyle’ Venezuela: Journalist Detained, Accused of Causing Blackout Another Mysterious Opposition Death in Rwanda Brazil: Arrests are first sign of progress in investigation into killing of Marielle Franco Pelosi Waves Off Impeachment, Says it Would Divide Country Global Backlash Over Boeing 737 MAX-8 Growing After Deadly Crash US Warns Germany a Huawei Deal Could Hurt Intelligence Sharing US-China Trade Talks Reach Critical Phase China Tweaks Tech Supremacy Plan UN Agency: Thousands Trapped in Yemen's Northern Flashpoint Pawn Business Growing in the United States US Pawn Shops Offer Loans for Hidden Treasures US Warns of WTO Action Over 'Discriminatory' New Digital Taxes Brexit: 'It Ain't Over, Till It's Over' EU Nationals in Britain Fear Brexit Future Venezuela an Issue Between Allies US and South Africa Baghuz Battle Against IS Caliphate 'as Good as Over' Whistle-Blower Controversy Casts Shadow Over China’s 'Judicial Progress' Actors Huffman, Loughlin Charged in College Admissions Bribery case Border Crossings: Logan Smith Potential Challenger to Trump Will Head to NH Next Month 'Run Joe Run' Signs Greet Biden at Firefighters' Speech UN Investigators Propose Hybrid Court for South Sudan Top Chechen Official Claims Blood Feud Against Blogger Missing in connection with 1990s, 2008 conflicts: Remains of 23 more people identified Status update: The ICRC’s legal standing explained Revealing the stories of women hidden from history Turkey's courts blocked nearly 3,000 online articles last year DR Congo: ‘New waves of violence’ likely, UN warns, unless State acts to prevent intercommunal reprisals Ten Yemeni journalists held by Houthis now face possible execution Zambia : Outspoken Zambian TV channel suspended for 30 days Outrageous contempt of court convictions in northeastern India Mexico: López Obrador’s government must prioritize human rights Zimbabwe: Excessive Force Used Against Protesters A Challenge to FARC’s Narrative on Child Recruitment Iran: Decades-Long Sentence for Women’s Rights Defender Sri Lanka: Need for time-bound plan for implementation of commitments to the Human Rights Council Eritrea should permit access to United Nations Special Rapporteur Thai Lawyer’s ‘Disappearance’ Unsolved 15 Years On UN rights expert calls for end to ‘purgatory’ of ‘international inaction’ facing Myanmar’s remaining Rohingya Military Tribunal Sentences Journalist for Criticizing Lebanese Security Agency Countries of the Caribbean test tsunami warning system UNESCO mourns the victims of the Ethiopian Airlines Airplane crash and the loss of United Nations staff US - #WeeklyAddress: March 4 - March 10: Leaked database reveals US government secretly tracking journalists at US-Mexico border French President Heads to East Africa Brexit: Leap Into Dark or More Delay? US Urges Better Business in Africa to Attract Investors 'America's Favorite Crossing Guard' Wears Many Hats...Literally China's MoBike Shutting Some International Operations Restive Algeria Awaits Decisive Move From Returned President Russian Defense Ministry Boasts About Revived Military Power Boeing Shares Plunge After Ethiopian Airlines Crash Israeli Court Sentences Soldiers for Abusing Palestinians Trump's 2020 Budget Includes $8.6 Billion for Border Wall Sudan's Parliament Cuts State of Emergency to 6 Months Democrats Select Milwaukee for 2020 National Convention Africa 54 Court Rules Against News Site Critical of Philippine Leader Ex-Congolese VP Seeks Damages From War Crimes Court US: No Phased Approach to North Korea Denuclearization Syria Camp in Crisis as Forces Attack Last IS Stronghold Trump Defends 'Tim Apple' Comment, Says he was Saving Time UN In Nairobi Pays Respect to Ethiopian Crash Victims Bouteflika Will Not Seek 5th Term as Algeria's President Palestine: New government must reverse human rights decline Complaint Filed Against Bauxite Mining Company in Guinea Hillel Neuer Calls for Equal Rights at the United Nations Ahead of Unprecedented Assault on Israel Georgia: Our work in 2018 at a glance #CollateralFreedom: RSF unblocks 22 sites censored in their own country Brazil: After a year of impunity, authorities must bring Marielle Franco’s killers to justice Myanmar: Halt Land Law Implementation Human Rights Watch Urges Congress to Investigate Border Incidents Involving Attorneys, Journalists, and Human Rights Defenders For Brazil at the UN, Rights Values Begin at Home Joint statement on Saudi Arabia significant step forward; High Commissioner highlights need for action on Xinjiang, the Philippines; OHCHR’s reporting on Nicaragua, Kashmir should trigger Council action The Long Wait for Justice for Women in India US: Offer Venezuelans in US Temporary Protection Liberia: Praise, Joanne, Grace and Gifty share their stories of courage and determination Najat Aoun Saliba: push forward changes in health care policies and practices ALERT: US - Chelsea Manning sent to jail for refusing to testify on Wikileaks Human Rights Watch Mourns Loss of Sid Sheinberg Egypt: Trans Activist Risks Serious Abuse Call for application: UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea International Prize for Research in the Life Sciences Three years after attack on journalists in Ingushetia, investigation is stalled UN rights team heading to Venezuela may pave way for official mission led by Bachelet US Harassing Journalists, Lawyers, Activists at Border Russia: Duma makes “disrespecting” the state punishable by imprisonment Now open: calling champions of girls’ and women’s education for the 2019 UNESCO #GWEPrize Islamic State Attacks Gathering of Afghan Leaders Jailed British-Iranian Aid Worker Given Diplomatic Protection Papuans, Indonesia Military Clash, at Least 4 Dead Secretary of State, First Lady Honor 10 Women of Courage Award Winners Sudan’s Civil War Orphaned 20,000; One Still Lives in Kenya’s Kakuma Refugee Camp As Trump Faces Investigation, Echoes of Watergate Grow Louder Women With Albinism Struggle to Find Work Haiti's Gender Quota Far From Lawmakers' Reality Women Living With Albinism Struggle to Find a Good Job Liberia: Praise, Joanne, Grace, and Gifty share their stories of courage and determination Indonesia: Prison for WhatsApp Messages Strength, dignity and ability: When women challenge disability Silencing Women’s Voices in Saudi Arabia Cameroon Cracks Down on Opponents Iran: Serious Rights Violator to Lead Judiciary EU: Renewed Impetus for International Justice Fighting malnutrition with therapeutic food sourced from India The business cycle Bangladesh: Breaking stereotypes through wheelchair basketball Bangladesh: Tailor to some, tutor to others, she sews up her life with grit More Women Winning Seats in World Parliaments Freed SDF Fighters Speak of Last Days in IS Captivity Russia Telecoms Giant MTS to Pay $850 Million in US Corruption Case IMF Comments on 'Complex' Venezuela Situation US Says It Erred in Telling Journalist She Was Finalist for Award Trump, Czech Prime Minister Babis Have Much in Common Will US Military Complete Planned Troop Cuts in Africa? US Tracked Journalists, Activists During Migrant Caravan Porn Star's Hush Money Suit Against Trump Dismissed Power Outage Reported Throughout Much of Venezuela Flood of Asylum-Seekers Sent From Texas to Arizona Feds: Chinese Funding Illegal Pot Operations Lawyer Apologizes for Ghosn's ‘Disguise' During Release Guilty Pleas, Indictments in Trump-Russia Probe Americans Turn Clocks Forward to Daylight Saving Time Longest Bull Market Looks to Keep Going California Teens in Nazi Salute Listen to Holocaust Survivor US Lawmakers Renew Bipartisan Bid to Press Iran to Free Americans Moon Picks Confidant as New Unification Minister Syria Rejects Watchdog Report on Chemical Weapons Use Human rights ‘core to sustainable development’: deputy UN chief Jailed leader of Cuban dissident group should be allowed to go free, UN panel finds New threat against The Shift News in Malta highlights growing international abuse of defamation laws US - Leaked database shows US government has been secretly monitoring journalists at US-Mexico border UN: A Call to Free Saudi Women Activists UK Ministry of Defence says only one civilian killed in its operations in Iraq and Syria Japan announces support for the UN Decade of Ocean Science Congolese journalist gets jail term, first under new president Oman: ICRC trains surgeons and health professionals on war surgery Indonesia: Arrested after singing a song critical of military, ludicrous charges against pro-democracy activist must be dropped Artificial Intelligence and Disinformation: Examining challenges and solutions