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.
Human Rights Watch World Report – Human Rights Watch
World’s eight richest people have same wealth as poorest 50% – The Guardian
One journalist killed every four days in 2016, UN agency finds – UN News Centre
Burundi: Attacks by Ruling Party Youth League Members – Human Rights Watch
Goldman Prize-winning activist slain in northern Mexico – The Washington Post
China: Drop Charges Against Tibetan Education Activist – Human Rights Watch
Bahrain: Human rights on the brink of crisis – Amnesty International
Philippine Officials’ Anti-Condom Stance Imperils Youth – Human Rights Watch
EU: Orwellian counter-terrorism laws stripping rights under guise of defending them – Amnesty International
Greece: Refugees with Disabilities Overlooked, Underserved – Human Rights Watch
It may not be ideal, but we are saving lives at sea – The Australian
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