A round-up of human rights stories from around the world.
The planned takeover of Newcastle United by a consortium controlled by the Saudi crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, is raising questions around the world.
Hunger strikes as a form of resistance to Turkish state oppression have become a focus again as prisoners use the action to press their demands, including the right to a fair trial.
A prominent Kazakh human rights lawyer who aided a woman who helped expose “reeducation camps” for Muslims in neighbouring China says she believes her car was tampered with in an attempt to injure her because of her professional activities.
The mayor of the largest city in the Amazon rainforest said the coronavirus pandemic is killing indigenous people and warned of a “genocide” if Brazil’s right-wing government fails to protect vulnerable tribes.
An equally appalling anti-drug campaign in a Southeast Asian country has gone largely unnoticed, even as it’s causing a potential disaster amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The National Lawyers Guild has settled a lawsuit with an Israeli organisation for refusing its ad in the annual dinner journal.
More than 150 human rights and press freedom groups have appealed to the United Nations to help overturn the death penalty to four journalists in Yemen.
Greek police, escalating their tough measures against migration, have been rounding up asylum seekers living in the country and forcibly expelling them to Turkey, according to accounts by migrants who have experienced this, lawyers and human-rights activists.
Hungary has approved legislation banning the legal recognition of transgender and intersex citizens.
The Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas, has declared an end to security cooperation with the Israel and the United States, citing the imminent threat of Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank.
Last week, a small group of activists staged a protest against the king of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn — outside a hotel in Bavaria, where the king was staying.
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