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Tanzania Should Move Ahead With an Albinism Protection Plan UNESCO marks 20th anniversary of Second Protocol to 1954 Hague Convention on cultural heritage in times of armed conflict Mozambique: Families rebuild their livelihoods after Cyclone Idai European Union: Human Rights Questions for Candidates US: States Use Anti-Boycott Laws to Punish Responsible Businesses Despite Denials, Bangladesh Stifles Free Expression Z. Pinar Erdem Yemen: Houthi Landmines Kill Civilians, Block Aid World Book and Copyright Day Traditional knowledge at ‘core’ of indigenous heritage, and ‘must be protected’, says UN Forum Sri Lanka: Prosecute Easter Sunday Attackers IHL workshop for judges in Nepal China: ‘Belt and Road’ Projects Should Respect Rights Newspaper editor arrested in Benin Egypt: Constitutional Amendments Entrench Repression Court in northern part of Cyprus urged to acquit two journalists of insulting Erdoğan Lessons from History on US Border Policy With the Highest Rate of Cervical Cancer Deaths in the US, Black Women in Alabama Are Losing Out on Health Care Algeria: Police Renew Crackdown on Mass Protests Nikki Haley interviewed by UN Watch’s Hillel Neuer UNESCO solemnly expresses the support of the international community to the President of the French Republic following the fire at Notre-Dame Police investigating killing of a journalist in Northern Ireland Syria : Well-known Syrian citizen-journalist probably died in detention in 2013 "There will be darker times ahead for Hong Kong but the sun will rise again" DR Congo: Warlord’s Conviction Reveals Trial Flaws Nepal: End Attacks on Free Expression Israel Wants to Deport Me for My Human Rights Work Iran: Release Anti-Compulsory Hijab Activists Sudan: Heed Calls for Justice Iraq: Torture Persists in Mosul Jail Myanmar: Concern for increasing number of displaced people in Rakhine Thursday’s Daily Brief: impact of bad working conditions, Syria and Libya humanitarian news, human rights in Bahrain, families reunified in South Sudan As fighting in Libya escalates, so does number of children ‘at imminent risk of injury or death’ Without Justice in the Central African Republic, ‘Everything Else is Wrecked’ 1980 Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons and its Protocols - Ratification Kit Indigenous languages matter for peace and development Myanmar: Concern for increasing number of displaced in Rakhine Saudi Arabia: 1200 military personnel trained on international humanitarian law in Taif RSF Index 2019: UK rises in ranking, but press freedom climate remains worrying Statement by Human Rights Watch about the Decision to Close a Military Investigation into Multiple Killings in Rio de Janeiro in November 2017 Quote by Maria Laura Canineu, director of the Brazil office at Human Rights Watch Joint Open Letter to Novalpina Capital, CC: NSO Group, Francisco Partners Statement by Human Rights Watch about the Decision to Close a Military Investigation into Multiple Killings in Rio de Janeiro on November 2017 Australian Children are Trapped in Syria and the Government Must Bring Them Home Who Cares About Kenyan Women? Myanmar: Satire is Not a Crime Why former Sudan president Omar al-Bashir must not escape justice Progress against torture in Afghan detention centres, but Government needs to do more, says UN report Eleven sites and extensions in Asia, Europe, and South America Receive UNESCO Global Geopark Label Model Law for the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons Despite Progress, Torture in Afghanistan Still ‘Disturbingly High’ Whoever Wins Indonesia’s Presidential Election, Indigenous People Will Lose Guinea: Create Special Unit to Probe Protest Deaths South Africa: Activists in Mining Areas Harassed Fate of ISIS Kidnapping Victims in Syria Remains Uncertain Interview: The Dangers of Opposing Mining in South Africa South Africa: Activists in Mining Areas Harassed Ogossagou, a Malian village at the heart of violence ICRC helps 12,000 displaced people in North Ethiopia access water, sanitation services RSF index 2019: regional analysis Ogossagou, a Malian village at the heart of the violence Court Ruling Adds to Delay in Alleged USS Cole Bomber Case Macron Vows Notre Dame Cathedral Will Be Rebuilt 'Within 5 Years' Fire Causes Massive Damage to Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris Poll: Most Parents Believe Schools Have Become Less Safe Brussels Warns US Against Exposing EU Firms in Cuba to Lawsuits San Francisco Eyes Charge to Drive Its Famed Lombard Street Spain Pulls Far Right Vox Party From Pre-Election Debate Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela Face More US Sanctions Brazil Announces Financial Package to Avoid Truckers' Strike UN Chief Appoints Adviser to Help AU Mediation in Sudan Omar Raises $830,000 for Re-Election Despite Trump Backlash Tribes Denounce North Dakota ID Law in Congressional Hearing Israeli Election: With Final Count In, Who Won and Who Lost? Study: US Legalization of Same-Sex Marriage Linked to Growing Acceptance Rebuilding Notre Dame Will Be Long, Fraught and Expensive Palestinian PM Accuses US of 'Financial War' Parisians, Tourists Flock to See Crippled 'Mother' of France What You Won't See in the Mueller Report Zimbabwe’s White Farmers Hopeful After Promise of Compensation Christianity Grows in Syrian Town in Wake of IS US Does Not Nominate Representative to Critical Rights Body Forced Labor Lives on in Uzbekistan’s Cotton Fields Trump Slams Democrats, 'Dirty Cops' Ahead of Mueller Report Release Egypt Lawmakers OK Amendments That Could Let Sissi Stay in Power Until 2030 Polish FM: Russia Expels Polish Diplomat in 'Reciprocity' Sudan's Military Rulers Fire Top Chief Prosecutor, Aides Netanyahu Expected to Receive Formal Nod to Remain PM Wednesday Obama Foundation Draws High-Dollar, International Donations Proposed UN Resolution Demands Immediate Cease-Fire in Libya Shaka: Extra Time Africa 54 Climate Protesters Arrested at Hague War Crimes Court Kudlow: White House Talking to Other Possible Fed Candidates Explainer: What's Next for Sudan After Bashir's Fall? Iran's Parliament Labels US Troops in Mideast as Terrorist Official: US Open to New Path Toward Removing Sudan From Terror List Netanyahu Passes Threshold for Nomination as Israel's Premier 13 Sentenced in Guinea for Killing Saudi Preacher Turkey Eyes Trump Protection From Any Sanctions for Russian Missile System Purchase US Envoy to N. Korea to Visit Moscow, Discuss Denuclearization Uganda Says Would 'Consider' Granting Bashir Asylum Source: Spanish Court Returns Stolen Material to N. Korea Embassy Israel: Human Rights Watch Official’s Deportation Reinstated Equatorial Guinea: Presidential announcement a welcome step towards abolishing the death penalty Russian Duma Approves Sovereign-Internet Bill Concern Rises for Refugees, Migrants Detained in Tripoli Dog Rescued Swimming 220 KM off Thailand Norwegian Jailed By Russia For 14 Years For Spying Indonesia Readies for Presidential Vote No Sign of Arson in Notre-Dame Blaze as Nation Grieves for Symbol Bahrain Revokes Citizenships, Sentences 69 to Life in Prison UK Police Arrest More Than 100 in Climate Change Protests European Governments Push Back Against Vaccination Skeptics Sheep Slaughtered as Sudan Protesters Celebrate Bashir Ouster Diplomacy Blooms as China Invites Vatican to Join Garden Expo East Libyan Forces' Push for Tripoli Stirs Foreign Divisions Syria, Iran Say US Waging 'Economic Terrorism' Most US Democratic Presidential Hopefuls Still Relying on Large Campaign Donations European Voters Urged to Mobilize Behind Child Climate Activists Development Bank Earmarks $4.4 Billion for Central Africa Sources: Iran's Oil Exports Hit 2019 Low in April First Red Cross Humanitarian Aid Arrives in Venezuela Students, Teachers Avoid Cameroon Border Schools 5 Years after Chibok Kidnappings Erdogan's AKP Demands Formal Rerun of Istanbul Vote RSF’s Turkey representative defends himself in court Nicaragua crisis: One year in, more than 60,000 have fled, seeking refuge ICRC in Azerbaijan in 2018 ICRC helps 12,000 displaced persons in North Ethiopia access water, sanitation services Model Law for the Treaty on the Prohibition of the Nuclear Weapons Fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris: "UNESCO stands by France to safeguard and rehabilitate this historic heritage of outstanding universal value" Fire ravages Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Dr. Einat Wilf testifies at the UN Human Rights Council Pakistani investigative reporter accused of “cyber-terrorism” She Accused Assange of Rape. Give Her a Chance for Justice Bangladesh: Ensure Justice for Murdered Student Lesbians Held Conference in Kyiv Despite Counter Protests South Korea’s Abortion Reform A Model for Others Rasha Younes Mirte Postema Brazil: Jail Term for Comedian Harms Free Speech Nigeria: 5 Years After Chibok, Children Still at Risk Missing since 1992-93 Abkhazia conflict: Speeding up identification process Hong Kong: Former Chief Executive Must Stop Attacking Apple Daily Missing since the 1992-93 Abkhazia conflict: Speeding up the identification process She Accused Assange of Rape. Give Her a Chance for Justice UNESCO advocates ROAM principles to harness AI for journalism and media development Learning in the digital age, smart cities, among the innovations taking centre stage at UNESCO Netexplo Forum African justice professionals talk about course on freedom of expression Manuel Valls – 2018 Moral Courage Award US – #WeeklyAddress: April 8 – 14: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange arrested in London on behalf of US Nicaragua: State must put an end to a year of brutal repression A young woman takes action for girls’ education in Ghana Bosnia and Herzegovina: Republika Srpska public order bill would curb reporting freedom Saudi Arabia: 5 Years On, Activist Still Behind Bars Russia: Drop Provisions to Punish Funding Protests South Africa: Attacks on Foreign Nationals Fiji: ICRC workshops for Police officers on International Rules and Standards Cyclone Idai: One month after devastating cyclone, more international assistance needed to protect people’s rights Syria: ICRC pleas for information on New Zealand nurse and two Syrians abducted in 2013 Greater transparency, fairer prices for medicines ‘a global human rights issue’, says UN health agency Syria: ICRC pleas for information on a New Zealand nurse and two Syrians abducted in 2013 Brazil: Jail Sentence against Comedian Harms Freedom of Expression ICC: Judges Reject Afghanistan Investigation Public Comment Session: Immigration Detention Centers and Treatment of Immigrants The Assange prosecution threatens modern journalism Germany Should Press Kyrgyzstan President on Rights Submission by Human Rights Watch to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on Tonga UK, France should join German Saudi arms embargo Lebanon: Refer Torture Case to Civilian Court ASEAN Secretariat, ICRC identify challenges and opportunities for humanitarian action Humanitarian forensics: Experts discuss current practice and challenges in Arab region Nepal: Reform Transitional Justice Law From ‘dead on the inside’ to ‘truly alive’: Survivor of genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda recounts her story as UN marks 25th anniversary Friday’s Daily Brief: human rights in Sudan, sombre anniversaries for Rwanda and Nigeria, and fears of ‘chaos’ in Libya Sudan military committed to ‘ensuring stability’ and ‘peaceful transition’ says senior diplomat, as UN rights chief appeals for protesters’ rights to be upheld Get involved Online! A New Study on Online Youth Engagement in the Mediterranean Joint call for Mozambican reporter’s immediate release Burundi: Expelled for Doodles Italy: Molotov cocktail threat against Italian reporter UAE: Free Rights Defender Ahmed Mansoor Myanmar: Concern for increasing numbers of displaced in Rakhine ASEAN Secretariat, ICRC identify challenges & opportunities for humanitarian action Morocco: Jailed Journalist Stuck in Abusive Solitary US: Assange's Possible Extradition Threatens Journalism The Israeli Election Put the Bigotry of its Political Class Front and Center IMF Puts Renewed Focus on Corruption Open Letter to Ministry of Education and Culture of Republika Srpska, Bosnia and Herzegovina Timo Mueller Myanmar: Guarantee the Right to Free Expression in the Constitution US: Pass Law to Stem Corruption, Promote Rights Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Conflict and Internally Displaced Persons DR Congo: Make Rights a Priority Investigation into reporter’s disappearance in Côte d’Ivoire must be reactivated ‘Democratic aspirations of the Sudanese people’ must be met urges Guterres, following military removal of al-Bashir from power Connecticut poised to provide free calls to prisoners USA: Government must stop illegal pushbacks of asylum seekers to Mexico Verdict could be imminent for RSF’s Turkey representative, two others UN experts warn Assange arrest exposes him to risk of serious human rights violations Sudan: With al-Bashir Ouster, End Authoritarianism Chile: Supreme Court Hears Massive Air Pollution Case Snapshots: Photos that really matter Venezuela: ICRC to expand humanitarian effort Empress Shôken Fund announces grants for 2019 Director-General says killers of journalist Omar Iván Camacho Mascareño in Mexico must be brought to justice Director-General urges investigation into murder of journalist Leonardo Gabriel Hernández in Honduras RSF calls on the UK to protect role of journalistic sources in treatment of Julian Assange South Korea: Top court orders reform of abortion laws in historic victory for women’s rights Director-General says killing of journalist Omar Iván Camacho Mascareño in Mexico must be brought to justice World Press Freedom Day Handover Ceremony Greece in Denial About Police Detention of Lone Kids Morocco: Shocking Verdict Against Activists, A Journalist Cameroon: Government Forces Attack Village Afghanistan’s Media Self-Censors to Survive Mexico cannot move forward ‘without addressing the shadows of the past’, says UN rights chief ‘Still time' to stop a ‘bloody battle’ for Libya’s capital, insists Guterres ‘A trusted voice’ for social justice: Guterres celebrates 100 years of the International Labour Organization Making Life a Little Easier on Ukraine’s Front Lines South Sudanese Leaders Should Use Vatican Visit to Recommit to Justice UNESCO prize for Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo to receive 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize Argentina’s media: Big business for a few ‘All the years of hard work put into building my home… and it was gone in minutes’ Turkey: Mass Prosecution of Lawyers Malaysia: Backtracking on Abusive Security Law Keeping Teenage Girls in School Statement by Human Rights Watch on an army operation that resulted in one killing in Rio de Janeiro Algeria: Bouteflika Resignation an Opening for Rights Equatorial Guinea: UN Review Should Highlight Abuses The Samandal Association of Lebanon and the UK Shubbak festival to receive 2018 UNESCO-Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture Indonesia: New Book on Ethnic, Religious Violence UN Security Council: Support Venezuela Emergency Declaration Libyan national conference postponed, nearly 500,000 children at ‘direct risk’ from fighting around Tripoli US, Britain, Norway Demand 'Political Transition' Plan in Sudan Mnuchin says he'll 'Follow the Law' on Trump Tax Returns As Election Heats Up, War Grinds On in Eastern Ukraine UN Calls for Protection of Civilians as Libya Conflict Heats Up NYC Orders Mandatory Vaccines for Some Amid Measles Outbreak Uganda's Rwandan Diaspora Marks 25th Anniversary of Genocide Situation for Migrants Onboard German NGO Ship Becomes Alarming Election Heats Up as War Grinds On in Eastern Ukraine Shaka: Extra Time Africa 54 Trump Welcomes Egypt's President to White House UN: 14 Children Killed, Others Injured in Yemen School Blast Heavy Rains Cause Floods, Kill 4 in Rio De Janeiro 'Crisis' Capitol Hill Hearing on Online Hate Sees it Firsthand UNHCR Chief: New Zealand Massacre Result of Toxic Politics, Media China, EU Agree to Strengthen Trade Relationship Iraq Seeks to Reassure Over Reservoirs and Dam Pressures One Man's Quest to Find the Dead After Devastating Cyclone Trump Sees Progress on Terrorism as He Meets Egypt's Sisi Putin Says He May Weigh Pardon for Norwegian Man After Trial Interview: Educating about the genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda 25 years later Opening of the 206th session of the Executive Board by the Director-General of UNESCO: “Anchoring our mandate in the challenges of today and tomorrow” UNESCO publishes Internet Universality ROAM-X Indicators: A Framework for Assessing Internet Development The Samandal Association of Lebanon and the UK Shubbak Festival to receive 2018 UNESCO Sharjah Prize for Arab Culture New offensive against Sudan’s media Egyptian journalist freed conditionally after being held for years without trial UN rights chief Bachelet appeals for dialogue in Sudan amid reports ‘70 killed’ in demonstrations Burundi: 10 Years On, Justice Denied for Murdered Activist Closure of Key Highway Adds to Kashmir’s Woes Eswatini: One year on, forcibly evicted Malkerns residents left broken and in poverty Two Pakistani Shia journalists abducted two days apart in Karachi UK: Court Hears Challenge to Saudi Arms Sales Armenia: Inside a border village affected by conflict Hong Kong: Guilty verdicts against pro-democracy protest leaders a “crushing blow” for freedom of expression Equatorial Guinea: UN Review Should Highlight Abuses Sudan: Protesters Killed, Injured US: Don’t Green Light Egypt’s Repression We’re Calling on Booker, Menendez to do what Trump won’t do when Egypt’s President Visits Ethiopia’s Transition to Democracy Has Hit a Rough Patch. It Needs Support From Abroad How a teacher is enhancing girls’ learning in Pakistan EU elections: 10 proposals for reinforcing press freedom in Europe US – #WeeklyAddress: April 1 – 7: Georgia House Republicans file bill to create state Journalism Ethics Board Praising Roma’s contributions in Europe, UN expert urges end to rising intolerance and hate speech Sudan: ‘Exercise utmost restraint’ urges Guterres as thousands march in Khartoum, sparking deadly clashes Cameroon Tightens Screws on Opposition Algeria: Bouteflika Resignation an Opening for Rights Alan Dershowitz – 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award RSF explains why Singapore’s anti-fake news bill is terrible Maajid Nawaz – 2018 Morris B. Abram Human Rights Award Wounds of Garissa Attack, Four Years On Tanzanian Journalist’s Disappearance Remains Unsolved Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Democratic Institutions and Political Space Wounds of Garissa Attack, Four Years On RSF calls on the UN again to accredit Taiwanese journalists 25 years on from genocide against the Tutsi, UN Chief warns of ‘dangerous trends of rising xenophobia, racism and intolerance’ OPED: 25 years after Rwanda genocide, politics of demonization as dangerous as ever 25 years on from Rwandan genocide, UN Chief warns of ‘dangerous trends of rising xenophobia, racism and intolerance’ Libya: Threat of Tripoli Fighting Raises Atrocity Concerns Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Commitments to International Human Rights Norms Why Independent Groups Don’t Need a Government Supervison Statements to the Convention on Conventional Weapons Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapons systems, Geneva When Egypt’s Leader Visits Washington, Understand the Regime the President is Blessing Coalition Urges Next Steps in Sentencing Reform Tunisia: Truth Commission Outlines Decades of Abuse Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Arbitrary Detention, Torture and Detention Conditions Venezuela: ICRC president on 5-day visit to view operations, re-affirm commitment Venezuela: ICRC President making 5-day visit to view operations, re-affirm commitment Why Independent Groups Don’t Need Government Supervision Malaysia: Don’t Quit International Criminal Court Egypt: Make Public New Draft NGO Law South Africa: Authorities must tackle longstanding impunity to end xenophobia Mozambique: Detained journalist must be released or charged with a recognizable offence 9 questions for a youth education advocate Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Khashoggi Case: A Call to Prevent a Cover-Up UK armed forces come face-to-face with ICRC in training exercise Our work in Armenia in 2018 Serbia : four men convicted of Serbian journalist’s murder in 1999 Myanmar military target civilians in deadly helicopter attack, UN rights office issues war crimes warning “Populations will suffer” if humanitarian workers are not protected Freshwater Canada’s Dirty Water Secret Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister, Review of Freedom of Association Venezuela’s Humanitarian Emergency Cambodia: Free Opposition Leader From House Arrest UN agencies urge Brunei to repeal new ‘extreme and unjustified’ penal code Video Exposes Beatings by Nigerian Security Forces Zimbabwe: Attack on 263 Chat website a blatant attempt to muzzle the media The Rwandan miracle EU: Make China’s Rights Crisis a Summit Priority Rwanda: 25 Years On, Solidarity With Victims New S. Korea Suits Filed Against Japanese Firms Over Forced Labor Australia Could Jail, Fine Social Media Execs for Streaming Violence Uganda: Kidnapped US Tourist Did Not Take Armed Guard Ethiopia: Pilots Followed Boeing Procedures Before Crash Netanyahu in Moscow for Pre-Election Putin Meeting Suspect in New Zealand Shootings to Face 89 Charges Texas Bans Clergy From Executions After Supreme Court Ruling NATO Secretary General Warns US Congress of Challenges to Alliance Experts Weigh in on Results of Turkey's Local Elections Is Venezuela Turning into a Proxy Conflict? ICRC Urges Countries to Take Back Families of Foreign Fighters in Syria Thailand Braces for Lame Duck Government Once Election Tally Released US Predicts More North Korea Cyber Heists to Fund WMDs Reports: Mueller Investigators Say Final Report Contains Damaging Evidence Iraqis Put the Pedal to the Metal in Holy City Drag Race Large Democratic Presidential Field Targets Trump Large Democratic Presidential Field Targets Trump From Potholes to Procurement: Ukraine's Chronic Corruption Angers Voters From Potholes to Procurement: Ukraine’s Chronic Corruption Angers Voters Venezuela: UN Should Lead Full-Scale Emergency Response Egypt: Deported Dissidents Missing Letter to US Department of Justice About Child Protection System Software Thousands Missing in Mozambique Following Cyclone Idai Jordan: End Child Marriage in Status Talks Eritrea: Another Birthday Behind Bars Azerbaijan: Youth Activist Freed, Then Re-arrested Humanitarian Visa d'Or 2019: Get clicking to win ICRC’s top photo award An independent external evaluation highlights UNESCO’s key role and clear strategic vision Eastern EU Initiative Possible Salve for Strained US-NATO Ties Mar-a-Lago Arrest Spotlights Security Risks at Trump Estate DC's Cherry Blossoms at Risk From Popularity, Floodwaters Somali Who Died in Mogadishu Blast Had Sought Refuge Abroad Autopsy: Migrant Boy Who Died in US Had Flu Infection Report: US Experts Tie Iran-Linked Group to 2 Cyberattacks on Britain Philippe Val addresses UN Watch’s Rally for Equal Rights at the United Nations Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’ UNESCO Director General calls for improved protection of Great Apes and their habitats Egyptian blogger released, but only partially Call for entries for the 2019 Visa d'Or Humanitaire du CICR Mexico: Migrants using WhatsApp can get advice on how to stay safe and avoid illness, sickness Egyptian blogger released, but only partially UN chief commends Algerians for ‘mature and calm’ demonstrations for change, leading up to presidential resignation Britain’s Rights Challenges Can’t Wait for Brexit RSF tells Comoros don’t blame journalists for political crisis Guinea-Bissau radio station closed on provincial governor’s orders “Key suspect” arrested in Ghanaian journalist’s murder Sri Lanka: Executions will not end drug-related crime Myanmar: A childhood dream shattered by a landmine Singapore: Reject Sweeping ‘Fake News’ Bill Brunei: New Penal Code Imposes Maiming, Stoning Rwanda: 25 Years After the Genocide Egypt: Reprisal Against Award-Winning Actors Amr Waked and Khaled Abol Naga for Speaking Out Against Repression France Can Offer Justice to Corruption Victims Ethiopia: Abiy’s First Year as Prime Minister Two 'Snowden refugees' are safe. Now, what about the rest? Bangladesh: Rohingya Refugee Students Expelled UN: Security Council Resolution Undermines Aid, Human Rights Work Ethiopia: Growing Uncertainty Marks Abiy’s First Year in Power Ukraine: Escalating Pressure on Crimean Tatars Partnering with community and religious leaders to help people affected by conflict Thailand: Repeated Attacks on Prominent Activist Help prevent children ‘from becoming victims in the first place’, implores Guterres at campaign launch Strengthen inclusion, participation of people with autism to ‘achieve their full potential’ says UN chief US Experts Reviewing Low-Carb, Other Diets for Guidelines Pittsburgh Approves Gun Control Bills; Lawsuits Expected Barbara Bush Saw Trump as a 'Symbol of Greed' Ford Would Reconsider UK Investments If No Deal on Brexit Michael Brown's Mother Making Run for Ferguson City Council Iran Says US Sanctions Impede Flood Rescue Operations Aid Agencies Step Up Cyclone Relief Efforts in Hard-Hit Central Mozambique Kenya's Garissa University Marks 4 Years Since Terror Attack Shaka: Extra Time Africa 54 Insecurity, Community Mistrust Stymie Efforts to Control DRC Ebola Epidemic Malawi Government Appeals for Aid for Cyclone Floods Victims Erdogan's Party Appeals Election Results in Istanbul, Ankara Islamic State Still Showing Signs of Life in Syria's Baghuz Algerian Political, Military Leaders Haggle Over Bouteflika's Succession May: Britain to Seek Further Brexit Delay North Carolina GOP Chair, Major Donor Charged With Bribery GOP Tries to Force Vote On Infants Surviving Abortions April 2, 2019 US Senators Back Withholding F-35s From Turkey UNESCO Harare’s YouthMobile Shark Tank rewarded creative young app developers Central Asian young app developers rewarded at the YouthMobile Contest Partnering with community and religious leaders to the benefit of people affected by conflict Shamila Nair-Bedouelle nominated Assistant Director-General for Natural Sciences at UNESCO New era for Ethiopia’s journalists New UN data tool shows 'mismatch' between government aid and places modern slavery exists ‘Counter and reject’ leaders who seek to ‘exploit differences’ between us, urges Guterres at historic mosque in Cairo ‘Drug War’ – Style Lawlessness Spirals in Philippines On World Autism Awareness Day, ‘Everything is Possible’ Bangladesh: Rohingya Refugee Students Expelled Witness: Fighting to Learn in Bangladesh Why Congress Must Act Now on Yemen Statement to the Convention on Conventional Weapons Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapons systems, Geneva Statement to the Convention on Conventional Weapons Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapons systems, Geneva Q&A: Justice for Civil Wars-Era Crimes in Liberia Ecuador: Decriminalize Abortion in Rape Cases RSF decries brazen censorship of Bangladeshi news websites Q&A: ICRC and access to education ICRC president to UN Security Council: Disrespect of health care a security issue ICRC president to UN Security Council: Space for impartial humanitarian action under threat China’s Labor Activists ‘Hold Fast to Freedom’ ICRC President to UN Security Council: The space for impartial humanitarian action is under threat Sri Lanka: Don’t End Death Penalty Moratorium Brazil’s Bolsonaro Attempts to Rewrite History ICRC President to UN Security Council: Widespread disrespect of health care is a global health and security issue that demands attention of the Security Council 'I Dream of a Queer Future.' A Conversation Between Two Activists on International Transgender Day of Visibility Director-General condemns killing of journalist Sultan Mahmoud Khairkhwah in Afghanistan MSPforum in Réunion Island highlights synergies with the blue economy Two Mauritanian bloggers held for writing about alleged fraud Brunei’s new penal code would enshrine ‘cruel and inhuman punishments’ UN rights chief warns Six Pakistani journalists investigated for posting Khashoggi photos online RSF decries brazen censorship of Bangladeshi news website UN: China Responds to Rights Review with Threats Q&A: the ICRC and access to education Hong Kong: Scrap Proposed Extradition Changes Mauritania: 2 Bloggers Held for Defamation Burundi bans BBC, extends VOA suspension Turkey's Opposition Hopes to Capitalize on Erdogan's Woes at Polls In Elections, Turkey’s Opposition Hopes to Capitalize on Erdogan’s Woes Australia Plans Tougher Laws for Social Media Similar Death Row Cases, Different Court Rulings Chinese-American Businesswoman Accused of Selling Access to Trump US Again Calls for China to Stop Crackdown on Uighurs, Religious Groups Syrian Immigrants, Now Turkish Citizens, Ready Vote in Elections Joint Letter to the UN Secretary General Burundi Extends Bans on VOA, BBC, Deepening Media Crackdown Tanker Captain Feared Death in Migrant Hijacking Argentine Lawmakers Seek Greater Oversight of Chinese Space Facility in Patagonia Iran Estimates Agricultural Losses from Floods at $180 Million Japanese Refiners Halt Iran Oil Imports as Waiver Nears End Analysts: Russia Using Disinformation to Try to Disrupt Ukraine Election Trump Says He'll Fund Special Olympics, Contradicting Education Secretary Barr To Release Mueller Report 'By Mid-April, If Not Sooner' AG William Barr's Letter to Graham, Nadler About Mueller Report Analysts: Russia Using Disinformation to Try to Disrupt Ukraine Poll Haiti Anti-Corruption Protesters Demand President's Resignation Haiti Anti-Corruption Protesters Demand President's Departure (Im)migration News Recap, Mar. 24-30 Crisis Deepening at US Southern Border US Upgrades Travel Warning to Comoros After Post-Election Violence UN Chief Appeals for Better Troops, Gear for Peacekeeping Iraq Wants 'Payback' From Islamic State Foreign Fighters Thousands in Kobani Celebrate Victory Over IS Mozambique Cholera Cases Jump from 5 to 139 in One Day Two People Die at Grand Canyon This Week Bolton: Trump 'Eager' to Cut Deal With Post-EU Britain US Uses Obscure Agency to Target Chinese Foreign Investments Chinese Students Say Their Visas Are Delayed Trump Again Issues Permit to Speed Up Keystone XL Pipeline Somali-American Lawmaker Ignites Controversy in Diverse Minneapolis Burundi Tightens Screws on Media Freedom Burundi: Authorities trying to silence media with ban of BBC and continued suspension of VOA Saving lives in the Pacific: international tsunami warning and mitigation experts meet in Nicaragua to coordinate efforts Slovak press law change would dangerously expand politicians’ “right of reply” On eve of Gaza border protest anniversary, UN’s top humanitarian official for Palestine calls for calm A new page in the General History of Africa #EarthHour: Welcome to the Anthropocene! A Saudi woman journalist freed, three more soon! Zimbabwe Should Investigate Allegations of Aid Abuse What’s it like being a midwife in Somalia? Operational update on Cyclone Idai: Destruction and anguish as thousands remain homeless The Manifesto for building an effective Ocean Knowledge System presented at the European Parliament Kyrgyzstan: Couple Detained for Anti-Putin Posters Why the Gaza Protests Won’t Stop China: New Zealand’s Ardern Should Spotlight Xinjiang Statement to the Convention on Conventional Weapons Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapons systems, Geneva Statement to the Convention on Conventional Weapons Group of Governmental Experts on lethal autonomous weapons systems, Geneva Coalition Letter of Support for the Stop Militarizing Law Enforcement Act H.R. 1714 Iran: Harsh Sentence for Rights Lawyer Threatens Activism Joint Letter to the Fédération Internationale de l'Automobile French Highest Court Finds “Bone Tests” Flawed, but Constitutional Rules of war in Pidgin and Hausa? No wahala! Humanitarian situation in Colombia worsened during 2018 ICRC statement to UN Security Council opens debate on preventing and combating financing of terrorism