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Education Under Attack in Burkina Faso by Armed Islamists “Their War Against Education” Burkina Faso: Armed Islamists Attack Education COVID-19: ICRC expands material support to prisons in West Java and Banten Covid-19: six Chinese defenders of press freedom still in detention Beijing’s “national security” measures threaten Hong Kong’s journalists Venezuela: Urgent Aid Needed to Combat Covid-19 Myanmar: Imagery Shows 200 Buildings Burned Saudi Arabia: Free Adult Children of Ex-Official Police Beat and Injure Ecuador’s Covid-19 Protesters Policías golpean a manifestantes en protesta por la Covid-19 en Ecuador Amnesty International Staffer Challenges Israel’s Travel Ban Join the new debate ResiliArt Jamaica/Caribbean! Tuesday, May 26 Global logistics giant Maersk commits 300 commercial ships in support of ocean and climate science Stop Backsliding on Use of Child Soldiers Significant efforts by Colombia ensure that nearly 200,000 Venezuelan children and youth have access to the educational system Six key messages on the protection of the right to education of people in situations of mobility in the context of COVID-19 The right to education of Venezuelan migrant and refugee children and adolescents: multidimensional risks and exacerbation of vulnerabilities during the pandemic “Even though I am in prison, I feel the freedom of my soul” Belarus: Activists, Journalists Jailed as Election Looms Brazil’s Own Data Shows Amazon Fines Unenforced COVID-19 Running Rampant in Ohio Prisons Human Rights Watch Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence against Women Thematic Report on Rape as a Grave and Systematic Human Rights Violation and Gender-based Violence against Women How to Prevent Latin America’s Prisons from Becoming Covid-19 Incubators Russia: Intrusive Tracking App Wrongly Fines Muscovites Can Covid-19 Help Ease the Climate Crisis? IMF Should Prioritize Human Rights in Lebanon Loan Negotiations Yemen: Displaced at Heightened Covid-19 Risk Malta: Disembark Rescued People Malicious use of cyber technology can cause suffering during armed conflicts UNESCO posts six online debates on measures to restore and preserve biodiversity Goodall and Azoulay: "Attacks on nature are contributing to the health crisis." Victims of intercommunal violence in South Sudan deserve ‘justice, truth and reparations’: Bachelet Ailing Cameroon Separatist Leader Deserves Proper Medical Care US Official Threatens International Criminal Court – Again Hong Kong: Beijing Threatens Draconian Security Law Regulators gradually imposing official line monopoly on Turkey’s media Cambodian radio journalist held for covering land dispute Cameroon: Imprisoned journalist’s case referred to UN special rapporteur on right to health South Sudan: Operational highlight of our COVID-19 response in April 2020 Myanmar: Government fails to protect Rohingya after world court order World Biodiversity Day in the era of COVID-19 Myanmar journalist jailed for two years for reporting Covid-19 death Haiti: Soccer Chief Accused of Sexual Assault Joint Letter on Passing of Iranian Human Rights Defender Ali Ajami Joint Letter to IFC Chief Executive Officer Re: Request for information and recommendations for protecting workers in response to Covid-19 US: Don’t Sell Attack Helicopters to Philippines Four Institutionalized Children Die in Kazakhstan’s Covid-19 Lockdown Tanzania: Prisoners’ Rights Ignored in Covid-19 Response Afghanistan: Responding to the COVID-19 pandemic at Afghan Red Crescent hospital in Kabul “People live in fear" – A clinic on the front lines of Libya’s war Afghanistan: Responding to COVID-19 pandemic at Afghan Red Crescent hospital in Kabul “People live in fear:” A clinic on the front lines of Libya’s war COVID-19: Millions dealing with sporadic water shortages, crippled health services in north-east Syria Thailand: Let UN Refugee Agency Screen Rohingya 1960: Memory saves lives - UNESCO supports activities in commemoration of the Great Earthquake in Valdivia, Chile US – RSF applauds Senate’s 2020 World Press Freedom Day resolution South Sudan: Jonglei State clashes leave hundreds dead and injured as COVID-19 reduces ICRC surgical capacity by 30% “People live in fear:” A clinic on the frontlines of Libya’s war ICRC working with Afghan Red Crescent Society (ARCS) at Kabul District Hospital against COVID-19 North East Syria: Millions dealing with sporadic water shortages, crippled health services South Sudan: National Geographic profiles ICRC’s assistance to people with disabilities in series on Nobel Peace Prize winners Hungary Ends Legal Recognition for Transgender and Intersex People US Should Rescind Guatemala Agreement that Compels Asylum-Seekers to Abandon Claims This Year’s Forest Fire Season Could Be Even Deadlier Bangladesh: Cyclone Endangers Rohingya on Silt Island Burkina Faso: Credibly Investigate Apparent Executions Thinking Beyond Punishment to Combat Digital Sex Crimes in South Korea Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child’s Review of Afghanistan Albanian Psychologists Prohibit Anti-LGBT “Conversion Therapy” Egypt: ICRC donates medical and protective supplies to North Sinai, Red Crescent amid COVID-19 Azerbaijan Should Release Jailed Opposition Leader South Africa: End Bias in Covid-19 Food Aid Philippines: Director-General condemns murder of journalist Cornelio Pepino Trump Administration Uses Pandemic as Excuse to Expel Migrants UNESCO Director-General condemns murder of journalist Said Yusuf Ali in Somalia Just hoping coronavirus will bypass Africa, would be a deadly mistake: Bachelet Independent press locked out of Burundi’s presidential election Lesotho: Thabane’s resignation should not be a license to immunity over alleged complicity in the murder of late wife International Day for Biological Diversity UNESCO places music and the fight against COVID-19 at the heart of Africa Day celebration Philippines: Director-General condemns murder of journalist Cornelio Pepino Director-General condemns killing of journalist Ahmad Khan Nawid in Afghanistan UNESCO Director-General condemns assassination of journalist Leonardo Pinheiro in Brazil UNESCO Director-General condemns murder of journalist Said Yusuf Ali in Somalia Join the first Caribbean UNESCO ResiliArt-Transcultura debate on 21 May! Nigeria: Maiduguri entrepreneur brings affordable hygiene to women in need Egypt: ICRC donates vital medical and protective supplies to North Sinai, Red Crescent amid COVID-19 World Bee Day - 20 May 2020 Indonesia: Borneo reporter jailed after palm oil giant complains Singapore: Man sentenced to death on Zoom call Responding to the humanitarian needs in Kenya, Tanzania and Djibouti Invitation to bid for ICRC tender for Emergency Food Rations Brazil: Amazon Penalties Suspended Since October RSF denounces China’s expulsion of NYT correspondent who reported extensively on Covid-19 Supreme Court Strikes Down Bigotry in Brazil’s Schools US: Abusive Transfers of Asylum Seekers to Guatemala Deportation with a Layover Indonesia: Blogger Held Over Land Dispute Report DR Congo: Bloody Crackdown on Political Religious Group Statement from ICRC's head of health: COVID-19 crisis underlines a chasm LGBT Africans Share Challenges of Life During Pandemic Worldwide mass surveillance by Germany’s intelligence service declared unconstitutional in landmark ruling on press freedom in the digital age Kurdish Authorities Clampdown Ahead of Protests Liberian minister threatens to arrest journalists during curfew hours Covid-19 lockdown forces Liberia’s newspapers to suspend printing Editor of one of Egypt’s last independent newspapers briefly arrested Benin: Reporter free soon after court upholds conviction but cuts jail term Pakistan Reopens Malls Claiming No Covid-19 Crisis Urgent Opportunity to Assist Mozambique Civilians at Risk Ethiopia: Nearly 500,000 animals vaccinated in support of violence-affected communities COVID-19 response in Ethiopia Statement from ICRC's head of health: COVID crisis underlines a chasm Oversight Board – "big step for Facebook, small (side) step for humankind" Pro-Iranian Iraqis ransack Saudi TV channel’s Baghdad bureau Journalist receiving protection gunned down in northwestern Mexico A wake-up action: #ArtConnects Online Course for children with special needs Americas: States are failing to adequately protect rights of health workers on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic In Germany, Anti-Semitism Creeps into Covid-19 Protests Greece: Move Migrant Children to Safety After Seven Years, Displaced Villagers Might Get Land How Will China Shape Global Governance? Panama: Government Takes Step to End Quarantine Gender Discrimination A Global Report Card on LGBTQ+ Rights for IDAHOBIT Qatar: Reported Covid-19 Outbreak in Central Prison Iraq: Human Rights Watch Submission to the Working Group on Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances Sughra from Pakistan: Embracing Education in COVID-19 Coronavirus impact on world’s indigenous, goes well beyond health threat Nepal Failing to Protect Women from Online Abuse Panama: Government Takes Step to End Quarantine Gender Discrimination Rwanda: Major Step Toward Justice for Genocide Sri Lankan Officials Stoke Covid-19 Communal Hate COVID-19: UNESCO and ICOM concerned about the situation faced by the world's museums Not even coronavirus escapes Equatorial Guinea’s extreme censorship UNESCO puts the spotlight on women’s voices in imagining the world to come Dignified burials for the dead When doctors are scarce When physical distancing is impossible Intensive care in conflict zones COVID-19 in Egypt: Riding out the storm RSF to Taiwanese President: “Taiwan urgently needs media reform to tackle disinformation” Egypt: No Pretense of Judicial Review for Hundreds Development Finance for Covid-19 Crisis Should Uphold Human Rights Joint Statement on the Rights of Trans People in the UK COVID-19: ICRC Response in Iraq COVID-19: ICRC Responce in Iraq Unite against hate and violence targeting LGBTI people: UN officials Gerrymandering Explored in Film ‘Slay the Dragon', Experts to Address US Elections Gerrymandering Explored in Film ‘Slay the Dragon’ and May 17 Event Message from Shamila Nair-Bedouelle, Assistant Director General for the Natural Sciences of UNESCO, on the occasion of the International Day of Light Message from Ms Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO, on the occasion of the International Day of Light Growing Concerns About Racial Bias in Social-Distancing Arrests 25 Years After ‘Disappearing’ Tibetan Panchen Lama, China Is No Nearer to Its Goal Why Banning Anti-LGBT ‘Conversion Therapy’ isn’t Enough Venezuela: Goodwill that gives life to International Red Cross Movement Venezuela: goodwill that gives life to the International Red Cross Movement France: End Discriminatory Police Checks and Fines Thai Activist Arrested on Covid-19 Pretext US: Free Detained Asylum Seekers in Pandemic Coronavirus lockdowns in Central America, exploited by criminal gangs Brazil. Blogger gunned down on street in Rio de Janeiro state Hong Kong: Impotent and biased IPCC report into protests fails to bring justice any closer DRC: Congolese reporter charged with violating Covid-19 restrictions Violence has unleashed against German journalists covering demonstrations in three major cities Americas: Authorities must protect people from COVID-19 instead of resorting to repressive measures Japan: Introduce LGBT Non-Discrimination Law Human Rights Watch Submission to the UK International Development Committee US: Lawsuit Over ‘Remain in Mexico’ Program Secrecy Detained Children Left Out of Covid-19 Response Panama: phone calls that bring relief and laughter to migrants in Darién and their families Two new members appointed to the Assembly of the ICRC Human Rights Watch Film Festival Presents First Digital Edition Zimbabwe: Authorities must account for the disappearance of three opposition leaders UN rights chief warns against mishandling the lifting of COVID-19 lockdowns Deadly gas leak in India, grim wake-up call for global chemical industry: UN rights expert China: Tibet Anti-Crime Campaign Silences Dissent Covid-19 Brings Out Government’s Ugly Side in Cameroon A Perfect Storm Is Brewing in Burundi Call for applications and nominations for the 2020 UNESCO International Literacy Prizes UN rights chief warns against mishandling lifting of COVID-19 lockdowns Who are the four Yemeni journalists under Houthi death sentence? Laureates from Brazil and Spain to receive UNESCO King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize for their use of AI in education Republic of Congo: State TV urged to reinstate news anchor sidelined after coronavirus interview Two European cartoonists threatened over cartoons with religious and political content Bangladeshi journalists, cartoonist, arrested for Covid-19 coverage Libya: Ramping up its COVID-19 response Iraq: New Government, New Legislative Agenda Brazil: In response to COVID-19, authorities must ensure adequate access to healthcare for marginalized groups Hong Kong: pro-democracy protests resume, so does police violence against journalists Humor Comes at a Price in Morocco and Tunisia Covid-19 Backlash Targets LGBT People in South Korea Emergency Action Needed for Vulnerable Artisanal & Small-Scale Mining Communities & Supply Chains Nissaf Slama Mobile Location Data and Covid-19: Q&A Full interview with Commonwealth Secretary-General Patricia Scotland South Sudan's largest mortuary renovated to help families know fate of their loved ones See again the seminar #2 for Latin America: Consequences for girls due to the Covid-19 pandemic Attack on Tajik Journalist Reporting on Covid-19 Cuban Natural and Cultural Heritage available to all in the fight against COVID-19 through Culture Cultural diversity and COVID-19, UNESCO’s ResiliArt debate focuses on the road to recovery Hong Kong urged to drop prosecutions of leading activists, not to silence peaceful protest Take ‘all appropriate public health measures’ to protect detainees from coronavirus, UN urges Reopening schools: When, where and how? Armenia: Limited access to education – the unseen consequence of conflict South Sudan: Country’s largest mortuary renovated to help families know the fate of their loved ones Six years on, same unanswered questions about French journalist’s death in CAR Five Belarusian journalists arrested for covering or trying to cover opposition rallies It’s Not Just Covid-19 That Threatens UK’s Human Rights Covid-19 Apps Pose Serious Human Rights Risks Cambodia: Abusive “war on drugs”, rife with torture and corruption, must be overhauled Caesarea and Jisr al-Zarqa Human Rights Watch Submission to the Committee on the Rights of the Child on Kuwait Covid-19 Fueling Anti-Asian Racism and Xenophobia Worldwide Protecting Women’s Reproductive Health During the Pandemic Afghanistan: Attack on Hospital a War Crime Peru: Law Protects Abusive Policing Israel: Discriminatory Land Policies Hem in Palestinians Yemen Joins UNESCO ResiliArt Campaign Papua New Guinea: Sponsoring nurses to become midwives and educators “An emergency within an emergency” – Red Cross nurses on conflict and COVID-19 Lockdown Should Not Discriminate Against Migrants, Refugees PNG: Sponsoring nurses to become midwives and educators “An emergency within an emergency” – Red Cross nurses on conflict and coronavirus Exceptional Florence Nightingale Medal awarded to nurses, midwives in captivity Viet Nam: Planning for education based on sound evidence and a crisis-sensitive perspective Letter to Uganda’s Director of Public Prosecutions Calling for the Dismissal of Charges Against Homeless Youth In the Pandemic, Millions of People Could Lose Their Homes EU, UK Sanction Top Nicaraguan Officials Jordan: ICRC continues its humanitarian work amidst COVID-19 environment No Justice 10 Years After Thailand’s ‘Red Shirt’ Crackdown Lebanon: People with Disabilities Overlooked in Covid-19 Uganda: Drop Charges Against 19 Homeless Youth UN officials call for release of detained Palestinian children amid pandemic The ICRC continues its humanitarian work amidst COVID-19 environment Platforms urged to prevent harassment of journalists covering Covid-19 Turkish journalists arrested for reporting Covid-19 cases Colombia Should Protect Displaced People During Covid-19 International Nurses Day: Nurses deserve praise, thanks, protection amid COVID-19 China: detained for fighting censorship Afghan cleric who defied Covid-19 lockdown threatens woman journalist Syria: UN must not cut vital aid lifeline to north-west amid Russian and Syrian war crimes Kyrgyzstan Should Grant Rights Defender His Freedom Our work in the Middle East: Operational response to COVID-19 UNESCO, the Ministry of Education of the Kurdistan Region and the European Union continue to reach out to students at home for learning never stops NAME: ICRC operational response to COVID-19 Closing Pakistan’s Maternity Wards Puts Women at Risk Press Freedom and Journalism During (Covid19) Crisis Press Freedom and Journalism During (Covid19) Crisis Top Human Rights Tweets of the Week Saudi Arabia: Prince in Incommunicado Detention Venezuelan Human Rights Group Under Attack Bangladesh Should Support Hijra, Trans Under Covid-19 #MeToo in the land of censorship Health workers are saving lives and must be treated with respect to beat COVID-19: ICRC and Mexican Red Cross Democratic Republic of the Congo: COVID-19 adds to humanitarian crisis Healthcare workers are saving lives during the pandemic, they must be treated with respect if the virus is to be beaten: the ICRC and the Mexican Red Cross Thailand Should Free Detained Migrants Amid Pandemic UN rights office concerned over migrant boat pushbacks in the Mediterranean Governments Call for Protection of Sexual and Reproductive Rights Nicaragua: Over a dozen people deprived of their liberty for participating in protests that began in 2018 have symptoms consistent with COVID-19 Syria violence ‘a ticking time-bomb that must not be ignored’: UN human rights chief Iran: Prosecutions for Protests About Plane-Downing Democratic Republic of the Congo: COVID 19 adds to humanitarian crisis COVID-19: Assisting displaced communities in Cabo Delgado Italy: Release of mafia bosses due to pandemic results in new threats against journalists Eswatini: News website persecuted for criticizing King Mswati Cameroon: Nora’s struggle to keep hope alive in the face of insurmountable odds UN Security Council Should Renew South Sudan Arms Embargo Hungary Rejects Opportunity to Protect Women from Violence Pakistan: Ahmadis Kept Off Minorities Commission US Children Are Going Hungry at Record Levels Business As Usual Isn’t Good Enough for World’s Homeless Despite Covid-19, Libya War Rages, with Civilians at Risk Lebanon’s LGBT People Reclaim Their Power Amnesty International declares jailed Gaza activist Rami Aman a ‘prisoner of conscience,’ calls for his immediate release Webinar: Counter-terrorism, sanctions and humanitarian access in COVID-19 era Rwanda: Red Cross Movement scales up to prevent spread of COVID-19 in communities Webinar: Counter-terrorism, sanctions and humanitarian access in the COVID-19 era UNESCO launches platform on living heritage and COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS : We need reliable news more than ever – act now! Guatemala. Don’t put the Guatemalan press in quarantine! Bangladesh: Mass Arrests Over Cartoons, Posts Universities tackle the impact of COVID-19 on disadvantaged students Framework for reopening schools Human Rights Watch Film Festival, UK and Ireland Afghan peace must not result in impunity for war crimes Moroccan police assault two reporters covering market activity Ukrainian police attack reporter covering protest against Covid-19 lockdown Rwanda: The Red Cross Movement scales up to prevent spread of COVID-19 in communities Webinar: Counter-terrorism, Sanctions & Humanitarian Access in the COVID-19 Era When hip-hop saves lives: UNESCO, i4Policy, UNHCR join forces in #DontGoViral campaign to fight infodemic around COVID-19 Poland’s independent media harassed in run-up to presidential election The Cruel Irony of Burundi’s Media Awards Sub-Saharan Africa: Government responses to COVID-19 should guarantee the protection of women and girls’ rights Pakistan: Authorities Must Be Transparent About COVID-19 Cases in Prisons RSF asks UN to intervene to end systematic arbitrary detention of journalists in Egypt Egypt: Covid-19 Cover for New Repressive Powers Philippines: Put Network Back on Air Exacerbated Maternal Health Challenges Loom for African Americans Amid Covid-19 High-Stakes Trial over Voting Rights in Florida Nears Conclusion Why Brazil's President Needs to Change His Tune About Older People Ethiopia: Free Speech at Risk Amid Covid-19 UN Watch Director Ranked in Top 50 Pro-Israel Influencers with Gal Gadot & Nikki Haley The Disappearance of Rami Aman & Amnesty International – Timeline Management of the dead from the Islamic law and IHL perspectives: Considerations for humanitarian forensics Corruption, political blockages, threaten international efforts to help Bosnia and Herzegovina weather coronavirus Belarus’s Parade Plans Defy Public Health Recommendations Venezuelans ‘teetering on the brink of survival’ warn UN human rights experts Southern Africa: Governments must move beyond politics in distribution of COVID-19 food aid Video Campaign to Cope with COVID-19 in Bangladesh: #BeCreative to Promote Art How does Africa perceive the COVID-19 crisis and its future consequences? Imagining the World to Come, an African perspective on the continents’ post-COVID-19 future Venezuelans ‘teetering on the brink of survival’ prompt UN rights experts to push Government for action Philippines: Well-known radio journalist gunned down in Negros Oriental Cuba and its Decree Law 370: annihilating freedom of expression on the Internet Nigeria: ICRC response to COVID-19 Digital Campaign to Cope with COVID-19 in Bangladesh: #BeCreative to Promote Art Djibouti arrests reporter on World Press Freedom Day New Co-Chair of Human Rights Watch Board Yuval Noah Harari: “Every crisis is also an opportunity” Management of the dead from the Islamic law and international humanitarian law perspectives: Considerations for humanitarian forensics Malaysian police investigate reporter who covered Covid-19 arrests Jordan: Free Speech Threats Under Covid-19 Response Hungary Kicks Patients Out of Hospitals to Prepare for Covid-19 Coronavirus Adds Urgency to Ending Egypt’s Detention and Torture of Children Why the President Needs to Change His Tune About Older People China: Covid-19 Discrimination Against Africans UN Watch’s Top Tweets in April 2020 World Red Cross and Red Crescent day 2020 COVID-19 in conflict zones – Visualizing the risk Florence Nightingale award: Why the 2020 medal is special Attacks on civilians, arbitrary arrests, top list of abuses in Libya: ICC Prosecutor Cameroon: Authorities must urgently protect detainees against COVID-19 UN rights expert urges States to step-up anti-slavery efforts to protect most vulnerable during COVID-19 Liberian official threatens to close media under state of emergency US: State Department Should Affirm Rights for All Angola’s Prisons Ill-Equipped to Curb Covid-19 Spread US Southern States Ease Covid-19 Restrictions, Risking Black Lives Somali TV reporter stabbed to death in Mogadishu Murder investigations must be reopened after Kurdish parties accuse each other Philippines: Major TV network threatened by authorities must be allowed to air Chinese journalist gets 15 years in jail for denouncing Party corruption Biggest Philippine TV and radio network told to stop broadcasting Missing Pakistani journalist’s body found in Sweden Pakistan: ICRC and PRCS distribute hygiene supplies at places of detention in Sindh to prevent outbreak of COVID-19 Philippines: ICRC response to COVID-19 Bangladesh: Rohingya Refugees in Risky Covid-19 Quarantine For Maternal Health and Covid-19, a Racial Divide ‘Pregnant Women Will Suffer’: Maternal Health Challenges Loom for African Americans Amid Covid-19 Letter to IMF Managing Director Re: Anti-corruption and the Role of Civil Society in Monitoring IMF Emergency Funding ‘The Country is Bleeding’: Covid-19 in the US European Commission Promises to Champion Corporate Accountability Syria: ISIS Dumped Bodies in Gorge Abuser states seek election to top UN rights body Press freedom organisations request Europol's involvement in the investigation into the murder of Daphne Caruana Galizia Another COVID-19 Front line: Parents of children with disabilities Dozens Killed, Injured in Venezuela Prison Uprising Media freedom and independence in times of COVID-19 Recovering historical sea level data to help assess risk of extreme sea level events Bangladeshi journalist found alive after being missing for 53 days Pakistan: Investigate ‘Disappearance’ of Activist Turkmenistan Government’s Deafening Silence After Hurricane Ecuador’s Constitutional Court Upholds Rights During Covid-19 Conference invitation - World Press Freedom Day 2020 Protect Kenya’s Journalists Reporting on Covid-19 Amnesty International calls for the release of all prisoners of conscience worldwide 4 May 2020, 17:00 - 18:30 CET (GMT+2) - Join Live - Press Freedom and Tackling Disinformation in COVID-19 context Sex Workers Struggle to Survive Covid-19 Pandemic IMF: Empower Civic Groups Against Covid-19 Corruption Fears of Covid-19 Outbreak in Nigeria’s Kano State Top Human Rights Tweets of the Week Indonesia: New Arrests for Peaceful Political Expression Southern Africa: COVID-19 a pretext for surge in harassment of journalists and weakening of media houses by states World Press Freedom Day: COVID-19 must not be a pathogen of repression COVID-19 must not be a pathogen of repression Somalia: Spate of Arrests, Intimidation of Journalists Sudan bans female genital mutilation, UNICEF vows to help support new law Venezuela: Massacre at Guanare detention centre must not go unpunished Sudan bans female genital mutilation, UNICEF vows to help enforce new law FACTS - global media campaign We call for decisive transformation by Messrs. Pichai, Zuckerberg, Cook, Dorsey, Bezos and others for the sake of the right to reliable information Cuba: Authorities must guarantee press freedom in the COVID-19 era Debate about Prisoners’ Release in Argentina Falling for China’s Fake Covid-19 News Was Dangerous and Preventable CoronaJihad is Only the Latest Manifestation: Islamophobia in India has Been Years in the Making Groups Express Grave Concern about the Commission on Unalienable Rights U.S. Unalienable Rights Commission Shouldn’t Cherry-Pick Rights US: Immigrants’ Lives, Liberty at Stake in California Case Human Rights Watch Amicus Letter in Support of a Petition for Writ of Mandate It is Time for the World to Start Caring for the Caregivers Turkey: Criminal Case for Opposing Homophobic Speech #World Press Freedom Day : Join flagship event on tackling disinformation during Covid-19 No Room for Debate in Cameroon Classrooms ‘Rights and dignity’ of older people must be respected during COVID-19 and beyond Chinese Authorities Torment Activist’s Dying Mother CoronaJihad is Only the Latest Manifestation Journalists provide ‘antidote’ to COVID-19 misinformation, UN chief says ahead of World Press Freedom Day Nepal: Supreme Court’s Decision Reaffirms the Need to Amend Transitional Justice Law Press Freedom and Disinformation during the COVID-19 crisis, flagship event of World Press Freedom Day 2020 WHO Should Stand By Appeal for Cross-Border Aid to Syria The Forgotten, Suffering Without Aid Trump blaming China for fake Covid-19 news is a dangerous distraction Ghana: 1st Covid-19 Case in Psychiatric Hospital #World Press Freedom Day : Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima receives UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Prize @Press Freedom : with COVID-19, journalism faces new challenges, says UNESCO report #PressFreedom : Journalists struggle to work free from fear or favour, new UNESCO study says #World Pess Freedom Day : Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima receives UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Prize No May Day Marches in Myanmar Journalists struggle to work free from fear or favour, new UNESCO study says UN committed to a ‘brighter future’ for Haiti, as independent rights experts call for more action on behalf of cholera victims Lift Cuba embargo or risk many lives lost to COVID-19, UN rights experts warn US Media regulator’s sanctions to blame for climate of mistrust in Gabon Nigeria: A race against time to reunite a family during the COVID-19 pandemic El Salvador: International organizations call on president Bukele to respect human rights in response to COVID-19 Colombian journalist Jineth Bedoya Lima to receive 2020 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize UNESCO handbook on “Journalism, Fake News & Disinformation” to be translated into 30 new languages With COVID-19, journalism faces new challenges just when the world needs it most, says UNESCO report Creativity and Innovation: a call for people to explore these qualities Coronavirus and human rights: New guidance highlights support for persons with disabilities Kazakh journalists harassed over Covid-19 reporting Mounting concern about Iranian refugee journalists in Turkey US: New Report Shines Spotlight on Abuses and Growth in Immigrant Detention Under Trump Sierra Leone: Reasons underlying prison riot amid COVID-19 case must be investigated New guidelines provide roadmap for safe reopening of schools Voices of the Ocean Decade - Q&A with Peter Thomson: Our future health depends on the health of the ocean Human Rights Watch Film Festival, New York South Sudan: Evidence of violations and illicit concealment of arms must spur UN to renew arms embargo China: Gender Discrimination in Hiring Persists Averting an Imminent Catastrophe: Recommendations to US Local, State and Federal Officials to Covid-19 in Jails and Prisons Trump Signs Executive Order Keeping Meatpacking Plants Open Amid Rise in Worker Deaths During Pandemic, Algeria Tightens Vise on Protest Movement Q&A: The International Criminal Court and the United States Egypt: 2 Women Arbitrarily Detained, ‘Disappeared’ Lebanon: One Protester Dead in Tripoli Report on UNHRC Candidacies of Cuba, Russia & Saudi Arabia for 2021-2023 Term Joint OP-ED: Journalists are saving our lives, at a cost to their own Interview with Fethi Mansouri - Advancing a new social contract in the post-Covid-19 era? OP-ED: Journalists are saving our lives, at a cost to their own COVID-19: Global pandemic may increase stress exponentially El Salvador: Inhumane Prison Lockdown Treatment The devastating effects of COVID-19 on maternal health in Zimbabwe 1.3 billion learners are still affected by school or university closures, as educational institutions start reopening around the world, says UNESCO US: Avoid Covid-19 Catastrophe in Jails, Prisons Mystery Surrounding Kim Jong Un Highlights North Korea’s Totalitarianism MY COVID-19 STORY: launch of a youth storytelling campaign Coronavirus: WHO urged to lift ban on Taiwanese reporters RSF compiles 15 coronavirus safety recommendations specifically for Pakistani journalists Guinea: Respecting Rights Key Amid Covid-19 COVID-19: Incomes have stopped overnight, for many that immediately threatens being able to eat ICRC Writing Competition IV: Tackling COVID-19 COVID19: Global pandemic may increase stress exponentially Attacks on media in Europe must not become a new normal Germany tries Syrian intelligence officer who tortured journalists Raif Badawi spared 950 lashes after Saudi decision to abolish flogging 100 Days in Prison and Counting for Congolese Activist Winners of Tsunami Ready Youth Art Competition in the Caribbean announced International Jazz Day 2020 Coronavirus: RSF denounces China’s censorship on academic publications COVID-19: Authorities in Asia and the Pacific should do more to include migrants in their response Religious and Community leaders play pivotal role in relaying critical information on COVID-19 WHO urged to lift ban on Taiwanese reporters seeking coronavirus information Libya: UAE Strike Kills 8 Civilians Saudi Arabia: Partial Criminal Justice Revisions Turkey: Enforced Disappearances, Torture Cambodia: Covid-19 Spurs Bogus ‘Fake News’ Arrests Concerns Raised Over Planned Gang Raid in Haiti EU: Time to review and remedy cooperation policies facilitating abuse of refugees and migrants in Libya Bangladesh: Covid-19 Aid Limits Imperil Rohingya Afghanistan: Women with Disabilities Face Systemic Abuse Afghanistan: Women with Disabilities Face Systemic Abuse COVID-19: ICRC's donations help penitentiary system of the state of Ceará produce 44,000 masks COVID-19: ICRC's donations help Ceará penitentiary system produce 44,000 masks Ethiopia: ICRC, ERCS donate infection prevention and other items to 17 COVID-19 treatment centres COVID 19: Senegal intends to ensure #LearningNeverStops Iran: Two journalists arrested over cartoon mocking traditional remedies for coronavirus Australia Should Prioritize Rights as Asia Battles Covid-19 Philippines: Prison Deaths Unreported Amid Pandemic Sudan: Coronavirus could be tipping point for ‘untold suffering’, Bachelet urges sanctions relief Cameroon: Preventing a pandemic amid a crisis Ecuador: Austerity measures in the face of COVID-19 could lead to social instability and affect human rights Two journalists arrested over cartoon mocking traditional remedies for coronavirus Joint letter to Mozambique’s president about journalist’s disappearance Syria: Aid Restrictions Hinder Covid-19 Response Ethiopia: ICRC, ERCS donate infection prevention and other items to 17 COVID-19 treatment centers Statement by ICRC President, Peter Maurer Denying Women Abortion Access in Moscow More than 130 Ministers call for support to culture sector in COVID-19 crisis response Covid-19 Crisis: UNESCO Call to Support Learning and Knowledge Sharing through Open Educational Resources RSF reminds Fiji of press freedom’s importance in tackling Covid-19 COVID-19 in Syria: ICRC continues assisting millions and adapts to combat the virus Poland: Make Vote for President Free, Fair, Safe Uganda: Opposition Leader Reported Tortured by Police Bangladesh: Covid-19 Aid Limits Imperil Rohingya Don’t Abandon Indigenous People During the Pandemic ‘Action to Protect Voting Rights Is Urgently Needed,’ Warns Nicole Austin-Hillery in Op-Ed Lebanon's Protests are Far from Over Don’t Abandon Indigenous People During the Pandemic The 18th ICRC essay competition for East African universities Youth and Sport Webinar for Africa China: Free Covid-19 Activists, ‘Citizen Journalists’