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.
Petty Crime Suspects Summarily Executed – Human Rights Watch
Court dismisses bid for UN-supervised polls -Daily News
Leopoldo López Is Home. But Venezuela Is Not Free– The New York Times
Video of brutal police attack on lone man emerges in Venezuela– The Independent
Amnesty International USA: Travel Ban Ruling Short-Term Relief –-Amnesty International
Mexico: Arbitrary detentions taint “new” justice system-Amnesty International
Sold for $60: Yazidi children describe cruel life as IS slaves– Middle East Eye
Bahrain Nabeel Rajab sentenced to two years in jail –Al Jazeera
India: Top Court Orders Manipur Killings Inquiry– Human Rights Watch
North Koreans in Russia Work ‘Basically in the Situation of Slaves’– The New York Times
Italy’s New Law on Torture Fails to Meet International Standards-Human Rights Watch
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