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.
Nigeria thwarts Boko Haram plan to attack US, UK embassies – The Washington Post
Mexican narcos drop bodies, and warnings, from the skies – The Washington Post
US: California Bail System Penalizes the Poor – Human Rights Watch
UN expert probes human trafficking in Cuba in milestone trip – The Washington Post
US: New Threats to Women’s Health – Human Rights Watch
Some in Afghanistan question U.S. choice to use 22,000-pound bomb against ISIS – The Washington Post
China warns against intrusions over detained Taiwan activist – The Washington Post
Russia asked to end alleged killings of gays in Chechnya – The Washington Post
Swedish court rules against midwife in abortion case – The Washington Post
EU extends sanctions on Iran over human rights violations – The Washington Post
Justice, social cohesion and media freedom remain top challenges in Kosovo – Council of Europe
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