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.
Africa: 10 Yays for the AU! – AllAfrica
South Africa: Women and girls risk unsafe abortions after being denied legal services – Amnesty International
Africa: What is Agenda 2063? – AllAfrica
AU’s ‘ICC Withdrawal Strategy’ Less than Meets the Eye – Human Rights Watch
Donald Trump’s Ban Puts Turnbull in a Bind Over Refugees – Human Rights Watch
Three Paths to America – The New York Times
Report links Honduran govt, industry to activist killings – The Washington Post
Iraq: Men Fleeing Mosul Held in Secret – Human Rights Watch
Abusive Philippine ‘Drug War’ Gets Military Reinforcements – Human Rights Watch
China’s Xi Is No Answer To Trump – Human Rights Watch
Kuwait | End crackdown on freedom of expression and women human rights defenders – International Service for Human Rights
Crimea: Defense Lawyers Harassed – Human Rights Watch
9 Syrian Officials Are Accused of Torture in Spanish Court – The New York Times
How Daniel Andrews’ human rights agenda unravelled – The Guardian
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