International Human Rights News: Weekly Roundup

By Giulia CarliniUdita Sharma,  Tola AkindipeTommaso Poli

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

Chaos in Zimbabwe after Mugabe fails to announce expected resignation – The Guardian

Political Clashes in Kenya Leave Several Dead – The New York Times

Nigeria: Prison Congestion as Denial of Human Rights – What Govt is Doing – AllAfrica

Where are Burundi’s missing witnesses to crimes against humanity? – Irin News

Kenya Supreme Court Sides With Incumbent in Presidential Revote – The New York Times

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International Human Rights News: Weekly Roundup

By Udita Sharma, Giulia CarliniTola AkindipeTommaso Poli

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. 

  • International

UN human rights office moves to tackle sexual harassment – Devex

UN Experts Place Human Rights at the Center of Paris Agreement Implementation – IISD – SDG

  • Africa

U.N. watchdog tells Congo to hold election, clean up human rights – Business Insider

International court opens probe into Burundi deadly violence – ABC News

UN releases Central African Republic crimes suspects – BBC News

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International Human Rights News: Weekly Roundup

By Giulia CarliniTola AkindipeTommaso Poli,  Udita Sharma,

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. 

  • International

Guterres says UN needs to do more to combat sexual harassment -Devex

UN Human Rights Committee formally excludes unborn child from ‘right to life’ – LifeSiteNews

Protecting environmental defenders should be a central issue at climate talks – Open Global Rights

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