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Sudan: Prioritize Justice and Institutional Reforms

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Sudan
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HRW
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Government, Partners Should Support Transition (Nairobi) – Donors and foreign partners should urge Sudan to prioritize justice and legal and institutional reforms in Sudan, even as they focus on the...

Iran: Child Protection Law Positive, but Insufficient

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Iran
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Put in Place New Protections, Expedite Reform (Beirut) – Iran’s recently approved law to protect children and adolescents is a small positive step forward but falls short of the fundamental reforms...

Libya: UN Establishes Fact Finding Body

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Libya
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A Step Toward Accountability (Geneva) The United Nations Human Rights Council on June 22, 2020 took a positive step toward accountability by establishing a fact-finding body to investigate violations...

Unrelenting Killings in Congo’s Ituri Province

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DR Congo
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HRW
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Several Hundred Civilians Killed Since March in Ethnic Violence It was an overnight raid. Fighters believed to be from an ethnic Lendu-led militia stormed Loda, a village about 100 kilometers north...

School Closures Hurt Even More in Afghanistan

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Afghanistan
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HRW
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Pandemic Creates New Barriers for Women and Girls Already Facing Deep Inequality On May 28, 2020, Human Rights Watch launched a survey to learn more about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on...

Libya: Apparent War Crimes in Tripoli

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Libya
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HRW
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Summary Executions, Torture, Desecration of Corpses (Beirut) – The Libyan Arab Armed Forces (LAAF) should urgently investigate evidence that fighters affiliated with it apparently tortured, summarily...

Somalia: Inadequate US Airstrike Investigations

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Somalia
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HRW
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Apparently Unlawful Attacks, No Redress for Civilian Deaths (Nairobi)– Two United States airstrikes in Somalia in early 2020 killed seven civilians in apparent violation of the laws of war. US forces...

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