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People with Disabilities Needed in Fight Against Climate Change US: Trump Attacks Social Media Platforms Rights Language in Algeria’s Draft Constitution No Comfort to Jailed Journalist US: Senate Should Reject EARN IT Act Boys’ Drawings Expose Greece’s Broken Detention System Rights Language in Algeria’s Draft Constitution No Comfort to Jailed Journalist Top Human Rights Tweets of the Week El Salvador: Repression and broken promises, the new face of the country after one year of President Bukele's government Invitation: Webinar discussion of ‘Who Killed Berta Cáceres?’ by Nina Lakhani Facebook and Red Cross Launch #AfricaTogether, a Campaign Calling for Vigilance against Covid-19 People in Institutions in Brazil at Risk from Covid-19 International humanitarian law 101: IHL and COVID-19 IHL 101: IHL and COVID-19 US: Fueled by years of Trump’s demonization of the media, unprecedented violence breaks out against journalists covering protests Jordan: For Abla, ICRC’s cash support has come at the right time Trump/Twitter: Could everyone calm down and look at the big picture? Confirmed Death of Alleged Rwandan Genocidaire New Zika Cases in Brazil Overshadowed by Covid-19 Yemen Keeps Religious Minority Members Locked Up People with Disabilities Needed in Fight Against Climate Change Senegal/Chad: No Reparations for Ex-Dictator’s Victims Germany to Protect Meatpacking Workers Better The Case for Reparations in Tulsa, Oklahoma US: Provide Reparations for 1921 ‘Tulsa Race Massacre’ Nepal: Amend Intrusive Intelligence Bill Ending Hungary’s State of Emergency Won’t End Authoritarianism US: Trump Attacks Social Media Platforms Russia: Journalists Held Over Peaceful Pickets New UN Day focuses on protecting education from attack UN human rights office welcomes moves to curtail spread of hatred and violence online South Sudan: COVID-19 response in April 2020 Somalia: Killing of health workers from rural clinic an appalling tragedy COVID-19: research partnership launched with Harvard’s Department of Sociology on racism and xenophobia More ‘can and must be done’ to eradicate caste-based discrimination in Nepal US - After arrest of CNN crew covering Minnesota protests, RSF calls on US police departments to revisit press protections Journalists attacked during far-right protests in Spain The socio-cultural implications of COVID-19 Economic, Social and Environmental Reconstruction in the Lake Chad Basin with UNESCO UNESCO and sustainable development in the Lake Chad Basin Covid-19: RSF urges Japan government to lift restrictions on access to press conferences Mort confirmée d’un génocidaire rwandais présumé Thailand: State of Emergency Extension Unjustified UK: Children in England Going Hungry with Schools Shut Singapore Judge Issues Death Sentence by Zoom Myanmar: Hundreds Jailed for Covid-19 Violations Victims of Iran-Afghan Border Drowning Deserve Justice Kenya: Quarantine Conditions Undermine Rights Kazakhstan’s ‘Reformed’ Protest Law Hardly an Improvement Ai Weiwei’s Mass Activism Partnership with Human Rights Watch Costa Rica First in Central America to Legalize Same-Sex The use of weapons and equipment in law enforcement operations Sally Talent, Director of Queens Museum: Reimagining museums for the future US must take ‘serious action’ to halt police killings of unarmed African Americans The COVID crisis is becoming a protection crisis Brazil: brazilian media stop going to “dangerous” presidential press conferences Pakistan: RSF calls for independent investigation into journalist’s murder Reimagining museums for the future How to respond to tsunamis in times of social distancing? Follow the regional guidelines #TheWorldin2030: Help UNESCO set the global agenda on the issues you care about! The ICRC Data Protection Commission Online community for national committees and similar bodies on IHL Nepal: Authorities must deliver justice for Dalit killings Visit us! New section at the Portal of Culture of Latin America and the Caribbean on how the region is facing Covid-19 #FREEKHALED: journalists from all over the world are mobilizing for Khaled Drareni Sudan: Making face shields for health care heroes International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement appeals for 3.1 billion Swiss francs (3.19 billion US dollars) to curb COVID-19's spread and assist world's most vulnerable amid the pandemic COVID-19 appeal: None of us are safe until we're all safe Will TV presenter finally be produced alive in court today? Visit us! New section at the Portal of Culture of Latin American and the Caribbean on how the region is facing Covid-19 UNESCO launches the first ResiliArt discussion in the Caribbean within the framework of Transculture Project to discuss resilient art responses to Covid-19 Hong Kong: Beijing Threatens Draconian Security Law US: Don’t Sell Attack Helicopters to Philippines Malta: Disembark Rescued People Belarus: Activists, Journalists Jailed as Election Looms Stop Backsliding on Use of Child Soldiers Saudi Arabia: Free Adult Children of Ex-Official New Database Threatens Right to Privacy in Russia WHO Should Intervene to End Internet Shutdowns amid Pandemic Venezuela: Urgent Aid Needed to Combat Covid-19 It’s Time to Treat Cybersecurity as a Human Rights Issue Two Years in Prison for Gay Sex in Turkmenistan Myanmar: Imagery Shows 200 Buildings Burned Philippines: Lasting Harm to Children from ‘Drug War’ “Our Happy Family Is Gone” Philippines: Lasting Harm to Children from ‘Drug War’ Greece Migrant Camps Unfit for Pregnant People Amid COVID-19, we must not lose focus on violations and abuses in war Zimbabwe: Drop bogus charges against opposition leaders who suffered sexual assault Global Education Coalition facilitates free internet access for distance education in several countries Launch of UNESCO Report on museums around the world in the face of COVID-19 Strengthening global coordination and science-based solutions for integrated ocean management ‘Lockdown generation’ of young workers will need extra help after COVID-19, urges UN labour chief US – RSF applauds Twitter’s actions to counter Trump misinformation International Arts Education Week US states ‘manipulating’ COVID-19 pandemic to restrict abortion access, rights experts charge Kyrgyzstan urged to withdraw bill for combatting online disinformation Ethiopia: ICRC supports local manufacture of face shields Amid COVID, we must not lose focus on violations and abuses in war UN Security Council failing civilians caught in conflict Journalist flees South Africa after police beatings over lockdown reporting Joint UN/ICRC Op-Ed on explosive weapons in populated areas and Covid-19 China: celebrity blogger gets 4 years in jail for criticizing Communist Party Surge in harassment of Indian reporters over coronavirus coverage South Korea: RSF calls on tobacco giant KT&G to drop abusive suit against journalist Covid-19 Prisoner Releases Too Few, Too Slow Nigeria: Help children ravaged by war or risk a ‘lost generation’ in the Northeast Two Years in Prison for Gay Sex in Turkmenistan Costa Rica First in Central America to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage Human Rights Watch Submission to the UN Special Rapporteur on Violence Against Women Greece Migrant Camps Unfit for Pregnant People How to Prevent Covid-19 Outbreaks in Latin America’s Prisons Venezuela: Urgent Aid Needed to Combat Covid-19 Brazil Analyzing Violence Against the Amazon’s Residents Education Under Attack in Burkina Faso by Armed Islamists “Their War Against Education” Burkina Faso: Armed Islamists Attack Education Health care workers save lives: Condemnation of attacks linked to COVID-19 Mexico. Shooting attack on murdered journalist’s daughter in Veracruz state UK: Press freedom under threat in lockdown as government dismisses reporting from “campaigning newspapers” It’s Time to Treat Cybersecurity as a Human Rights Issue A ResiliArt concert to strengthen the creative sector’s resilience amidst COVID-19 WHO Should Intervene to End Internet Shutdowns amid Pandemic Young people will receive Technical Training in Organic Agriculture from home New Database Threatens Right to Privacy in Russia Listen to Her, the irony of confinement for women Home Bio-Garden: Ecological activity promoted by UNESCO Peru in the face of the COVID-19 crisis Slovenia: Trump’s disciple attacks journalists and introduces a systemic change Qatar: Contact tracing app security flaw exposed sensitive personal details of more than one million Vietnam arrests two leading members of independent journalists group Zimbabwe: Two journalists held for violating coronavirus lockdown rules 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 Call to governments: Work together to stop cyber attacks on health care 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” UN Watch Exposes China’s Abuse, Demands W.H.O Fire Chau Now 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 One call away: In Panama, helping bring migrants in Darién closer to their families Panama: Phone calls bring relief and laughter to migrants in Darién and their families 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 “China named to U.N. Rights Council” — Hillel Neuer on Sky News Australia China, COVID-19 & the WHO — Hillel Neuer on Sky News Australia 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