Each week students at the University of Essex Human Rights Centre prepare an overview of the past week’s human rights related news stories from around the world.
- 2016 in review
The Most Read Human Rights Stories of 2016 – Human Rights Watch
2016’s Top UK Human Rights Stories – Rightsinfo
2016 – The Year in Human Rights Tweets – Human Rights Watch
Abubakar Shekau: Boko Haram has not been crushed – Aljazeera
Germany Grapples With Its African Genocide – The New York Times
Egypt ratifies new law regulating media outlets – Aljazeera
Nowhere to run for the children of South Sudan – Aljazeera
Flotilla planned to help Rohingya in Myanmar – Aljazeera
Syrian Medical Facilities Were Attacked More Than 250 Times This Year – The Huffington Post
Syria: UN General Assembly Adopts Resolution on War Crimes Investigations – Human Rights Watch
Turkey and Russia ‘agree terms of Syria ceasefire’ – The Guardian
Record number of refugees opt to leave in 2016 – Aljazeera
Turkey: Journalists, Writers Face Terrorism, Separatism Charges – Human Rights Watch
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